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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
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May 6, 2014
May 4, 2014
Why I am proud to be Israeli, especially today
As we are getting ready to commemorate the Fallen Israeli Soldiers and Victims of Terror, I remember them and......
May 2, 2014
A eulogy for an unsung heroine of Israel
Dear Mother Your soul departed this world on Daled B'Iyar (the fourth of the Hebrew month of Iyar) Yom Hazikaron,......
April 23, 2014
A Letter from an Unmarked Grave
Dear Bat-Zion We are cousins, but we have never met. We have never hugged each other, never laughed and played together. We......
April 5, 2014
You do not need eyesight to have vision
I have never seen Tamar (Tami) Carmeli without her sunglasses. In fact, for the last twenty five years, very few have seen her without them ...
March 19, 2014
"As they have dared, so shall I dare. Dare to tell the truth, as I have pledged to tell it, in full, since the normal channels of justice......
March 16, 2014
Why the world needs to support Israel, the Jewish state
Many of you may be familiar with Pastor Niemoller's famous words, "First they came..." I will not tire you with the whole quote. You can easily find it via......
March 13, 2014
In defense of liberté, egalité, fraternité
"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped." Tony Robbins For Yossi Ayache, one such defining moment was when he first heard the details of the......
March 1, 2014
The Arab Israeli conflict has no room for a “narrative.” There are only facts
I am always entertained when I witness debates between Israelis and those that call themselves Palestinian Arabs (and their supporters) over who will win the......
February 23, 2014
In the footsteps of Eli Cohen
Eli Cohen became a household name in Israel in early 1965. He was an Israeli spy in Syria who was captured by the Syrian security......
February 16, 2014
One brave woman’s journey to rediscovery
She was Maria when I first met her, several years ago. She was also a secular Zionist activist heavily involved in pro Israel Advocacy. Now,......
February 10, 2014
A beacon of light in the heart of darkness
She is not your common pro Israel advocate. She is not Jewish, she is not Israeli and she is very young. Her name is Chloe Simone Valdary, an African......
February 1, 2014
We almost forgot how wonderful we are!
Two nights ago, I attended a concert of light classical music performed by the Israeli Philharmonic orchestra. I have heard many orchestras in my lifetime.......
January 26, 2014
“I never thought of settling in Israel, but I had no other place to go to”
Juan Esteban Hernandorena, also known as "Captain Steve," was born in Spain in 1905 to a Catholic family. When he became a Captain at the......
January 18, 2014
Another Israeli contribution: Overcoming dyslexia and other learning difficulties the natural way. Meet Israel’s Dr. Moshe Elbaum
As someone who has been suffering from dyslexia, I was not aware of it until recently. I did know, however, that through my school years, I always had......
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