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Aug 29, 2014, 8:39 AM
We hope to see you in Washington, Mr. Bruce Blakeman
When Bruce Blakeman was nine years old, his grandfather sat him on his lap and told him that as a third generation American, he should never forget two facts about himself. The first was that he was an American....
Aug 27, 2014, 1:52 AM
Is Israeli media sending the wrong message to our enemies?
Some call it a war of attrition; others call it psychological warfare. Whatever words one chooses to describe the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, it all amounts to one goal, another attempt by Israel’s enemies to demoralize the...
Aug 12, 2014, 7:43 PM
Take a pen and be the change
The scenario that I am about to draw for you now will most likely strike a “déjà vu” sentiment among many of the readers. Here it goes: Extreme elements in the Muslim world through their different terror agencies translates, yet again,...
Aug 1, 2014, 3:37 PM
The Color of Courage
Her name is Danielle Ohana. She is twenty three years old and she lives in Sderot. She does not want you to feel sorry for her, weep for her or for any of her fellow residents in that town. “I love...
Jul 4, 2014, 3:40 PM
America, the great.
Last night, I attended the 4th of July celebrations at the home of the American Ambassador to Israel, His Excellency, Daniel Shapiro. Among all the speeches delivered, I was most impressed by the words of our President, Shimon Peres. Let...
Jul 3, 2014, 8:30 AM
The Wisdom of the Heart
“Let all those wise of heart come and do”—Exodus 35:10. Israel’s leadership is facing difficult times, hard decisions, and the burden of great responsibility. As calls for the revenge of young and old blood of Israeli citizens are mounting, as demands...
Jun 28, 2014, 9:34 PM
A Blessing called Chabbad
I am not a religious person, at least not in the traditional sense of the word. But I have much respect for those who observe Jewish Law. Having said that, I am against religious repression and imposition. That is why...
Jun 17, 2014, 7:47 PM
Should all Jews move to Israel?
As an Israeli Jew, a daughter of two Shoa survivors and a staunch Zionist, one who dreads the consequences of assimilation and intermarriage I am certain that many would expect me to say a definite yes. Had I been...
Jun 3, 2014, 2:13 AM
Will the real Messiah please stand?
Who the Messiah really is may be very clear to some yet still a riddle to many. The question has occupied the minds of many religious and non religious scholars. History has seen false Messiahs come and go and...
May 20, 2014, 1:28 PM
Recognition of Jewish indigenous rights to Eretz Yisrael
Last night, I learned some great lessons. I learned them from my dear friend, Ryan Mervin, who spoke to us about his impressions of Israel where he has just spent a couple of weeks. Ryan is a Canadian. More precisely,...
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