Redemption

While we watched with bated breath, Israel's leadership decided to capitulate over the Temple Mount's security, relinquishing a golden opportunity to reassert authority and take control of a situation that has quickly spiraled out of control. For the first time in too long, Jews had been able to openly pray at the Temple Mount (Har… Continue reading Redemption

Paris

In light of the Paris terror attacks, I would like to point out a few hypocrisies. While Israel has been facing terror attacks for nearly two months, nobody bats an eye. Obama (and his administration), possibly the worst president in the history of the United States, though a good representative of popular opinion, blames both sides,… Continue reading Paris

Truth

I believe that human nature gravitates to the truth by default. However, there are many ways that truth can be clouded and warped, particularly when popular opinion and truth no longer align. Mankind’s nature might be to gravitate to truth, but it simultaneously runs from it. It’s paradoxical, but so is human nature. But I… Continue reading Truth

Pigua

Pigua, or פגוע, is the Hebrew word for terror attack. We all hope we never have to use this word, but the reality of the past few weeks has resulted in its too-frequent usage. The word itself evokes a sense of dread, and then the attack itself must be contended with. I remember reading stories… Continue reading Pigua

Propaganda

Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.  Adolf Hitler Yesterday, after I posted my thoughts on the current situation in Israel, I received a lot of positive feedback. Additionally, I received one comment which claimed that I was generalizing all Palestinians as terrorists, and “promoting war… Continue reading Propaganda

Dear leaders,

It’s been nearly two weeks since this current mess began, and these disgusting attacks never fail to leave lasting damage on people, both physically and emotionally. I should clarify: only the people who are directly involved or emotionally invested in the future of the State of Israel seem to take issue with what’s going on.… Continue reading Dear leaders,