Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Sunday, July 20, 2014
1) Pray - every prayer counts.
2) Take upon yourself to learn more Torah and perform more mitzvot.
3) Donate blood. The soldiers and the nation need it. I gave blood today.
4) Be an internet warrior. Counter the anti-Israel propganda spread by Arabs and other Jew-haters on the internet. Here are some sites that can help you:
And of course there are many good blogs. Two which I find especially useful are The Elder of Zion and Israellycool.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Autz 7 reports the following in regard to the aftermath of the speech:
At the end of the speech, as Bennett got down off the stage, a group of roughly 20 to 30 youths tried to physically attack him. One of them succeeded in reaching him and punching him in the back.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Is the book really "non-fiction"? To receive an answer, you must read Martin Kramer's article, What Happened at Lydda.
To make a long story short, it looks like Shavit was quick on the trigger to accuse Israel of a massacre that in all likelihood did not occur. Read the article!
It is hard not to see the similarities between Shavit's academic sloppiness/negligence/ineptitude and that of Teddy Katz. Katz claimed that a massacre occured in Tantura, and was sued for libel by the veterans of that battle. Katz lost the case. Unfortunately, the veteran's of the Lydda battle, heroes who fought so bravely for Israel's independence, are probably no longer living or just too old and fragile to sue Shavit. Too bad.
BTW, did I mention that Shavit is a Ha’aretz columnist and member of its editorial-board? Are you surprised?
For extra credit, read what Caroline Glick has to say about this.
It seems that I've written about Ari Shavit in the past. See Do Murderers Sit Shiva? Almost eight years have passed since I published that post and it is interesting to see it in a historical perspective.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Eyal Yifrah 19, from Elad; Gilad Sha'ar, 16, from Talmon; and Naftali Frenkel, also 16, from Nof Ayalon, went missing on June 12th, and officials soon identified Hamas as the culprits. Their bodies were found near between the Arab village of Halhul and the Jewish village of Carmei Tzur, near the city of Hevron, where the search operation for them - dubbed Operation Brother's Keeper - had been focused.My heart goes out to their families. May they be comforted from Heaven.
The bodies were apparently found together, bound and buried in a shallow grave in a field at approximately 5 p.m. The families of the boys have been informed of their tragic loss.
Since the kidnapping the nation has been united in prayer for the safe return of the boys. In almost every prayer in the various synagogues that I have attended, special psalms were said after the regular prayer service for the boys. Unfortunately the prayers were not answered. I should have known that something happened when tonight, after ma'ariv, no psalms were said. It was only afterwards I received a phone call informing me of the bad news.
We do not know why this had to happen. I will not attempt to be God's bookkeeper.
What I do know that this is another manifistation of Ishmaelite savagery. Animals!
The nation of Israel will continue to build and be built, despite the acts of Arab terrorists and their Jew-hating supporters.
"He will swallow up death for ever; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the reproach of His people will He take away from off all the earth; for the LORD hath spoken it." - Isaiah 25