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Oct 1, 2016, 9:55 PM
Close to a century later, should not Britain apologize for its share in the Shoah?
Why? You may ask. To answer that question, a brief lesson in history is called for. Let us rewind back to April 25, 1920. On that day, an agreement was adopted by the Supreme Council of Five during the San Remo...
Aug 31, 2016, 6:07 PM
A Decade Later, Has Yisrael’s Anti-Terror Barrier Proven Effective?
I posed that question to Jonathan Davis, Vice President for External Relations and Head of Raphael Recanati International School at the IDC here in Herzliya. “The answer is unambiguously yes,” he answered firmly. Davis would know. As someone who has resided in...
Jul 23, 2016, 12:16 PM
A Different Kind of War
In a dynamic world, especially in today’s world, matters seem to have their own velocity and evolve at a pace that leaves us groping for solutions to problems which stealthily seem to elude us. We are left like forlorn...
Jun 4, 2016, 5:13 PM
In Basel Herzl founded the Jewish state, in Oslo we nearly destroyed it
“The Palestinian dictatorship is an Yisraeli invention.” - Bassem Eid, Human Rights Activist The Oslo Accords of 1994 created new realities, ones that I venture to say have drastically changed not only the face of the middle east and the...
May 11, 2016, 3:53 PM
Yisrael, why do I love you?
There are many reasons why I love you Yisrael. I could list at least 68, one for each year of your life. Let me name a few. First and foremost, you are my birthplace, the miracle I call my Home....
May 4, 2016, 3:37 PM
There has been only one Shoah (Holocaust) in the history of mankind
As Jews in Yisrael prepare to commemorate the Shoah, AKA the “Holocaust,” I keep pondering about a very sad trend that we are witnessing. It is the growing disparagement of this most horrific chapter in human history, the one...
Apr 1, 2016, 12:50 PM
Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln revisited
Spring is upon us again. For us, Jews, and Am Yisrael, this season connotes a spell of rejuvenation, a season of joy, celebration of freedom and our renewed covenant with G-d and his eternal Blessing. Unfortunately, this time of year...
Mar 19, 2016, 6:23 PM
An Encounter with 2000 years old Jewish History
It is not every day, if ever, that one gets to meet, talk and touch a 2000 years old history. My students and I had the privilege and great honor to experience it. It happened last week during our school...
Feb 22, 2016, 1:36 PM
“Zionism,” the Hellenistic misapprehension of what Jews believe
This article was written together with Roger Froikin * * * We are tired of others defining us, Jews. We are dissatisfied with non-Jews trying time and again to tell us what we should believe in or not believe in. Moreover,...
Jan 30, 2016, 3:52 PM
Nothing Has Changed!
Over a year ago, I visited some Israeli towns along the Gaza border. I was touched by what I saw. Despite the hardships, the losses that were their share during Operation Protective Edge, the courageous residents remained defiant and...
Bat-Zion Susskind-Sacks is an English teacher and a pro Israel advocate. She lives in Israel and has recently published her first novel, "On A Wing From The Holy Land." www.bat-zion.name