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Mar 14, 2015, 7:00 PM
Yellow Balls of Fire
With all the commotion surrounding the upcoming elections, perhaps it is time to show some of the more beautiful and promising aspects of Israel, ones that shed a bright light on the magnificence and great potential that some of its...
Feb 27, 2015, 10:59 PM
Some of the Lessons of Purim
As we enter the Hebrew month of Adar, our Rabbis tell us to rejoice. Adar is the month in which we celebrate the miracle of Purim For those of you who are not familiar with the story of Purim, here...
Feb 21, 2015, 6:19 PM
Nazism and Arabism
Ever wondered why the Arab propaganda machine spends millions on efforts to demonize and dehumanize Israel? I believe a brief comparison between two doctrines, Nazism and Arabism, not far apart on the timeline of history and at one stage even overlapping,...
Feb 17, 2015, 11:03 PM
Praying at the Cave of Machpelah
Last Shabbat, I had the honor to be invited by Yosef and Melody Hartuv to celebrate Shabbat in the company of some dear amazing people in Hevron. What an elevating experience it was. It was the second time that...
Jan 31, 2015, 11:16 PM
How Can I?
Even though I own a car, I choose, on many occasions, to walk into town when I need to run errands. I do it because of what I see and experience along the way. This simple walk becomes a journey...
Jan 29, 2015, 11:13 PM
The day Jews and Israel stop having enemies
This article was jointly written by Roger L. Froikin and Bat-Zion Susskind - Sacks A few weeks ago, I wrote an article called “Painting a Dream Called Peace.” In it, I described the deep yearning for the day in which...
Jan 24, 2015, 3:20 PM
A visit to the post office, another great Israeli adventure
If you have not visited an Israeli post office, then you have missed quite a memorable ride in the rollercoaster of the Israeli way of life. I had one last week and I am still entertained by its recollection. Let...
Jan 17, 2015, 11:57 PM
A Wondering Jew
I came across the following words by Mary Antin while reading her book, The Promised Land: “The Wandering Jew in me seeks forgetfulness…..A long past vividly remembered is like a heavy garment that clings to your limbs when you would...
Jan 3, 2015, 7:34 PM
Painting a Dream called Peace
“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh Very few of us, if any, are a Van Gogh. Many of us, though, are dreamers. As we enter 2015, we experience yet again and again the recurring dream...
Dec 28, 2014, 1:04 AM
My People Come First and the Hell with PC
If you consider the above title un-PC then I suggest you stop reading here. You may not like my definition of who I am and what moves me every single day of my life. But that is me. I am...
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