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Dec 2, 2020, 10:30 PM
The Real Israeli Thanksgiving: 17 Kislev (1947)
17 Kislev 5708 is the Hebrew date of November 29th 1947, the day the UN voted to terminate the British Mandate and divide the Land of Israel between the Jews and the Arabs. A unique document was brought to light...
Nov 27, 2020, 2:45 PM
11 Kislev: The day Col. Dror Weinberg fell in battle
He took out the piece of bread he had in his bag and started to eat. Without washing hands. Without a blessing. An officer with a kippa on his head. Dror could not maintain his silence. He approached the...
Aug 20, 2020, 1:02 PM
Rosh Hashana, Aliyah, & Divine Providence
בס"ד This is a true and personal story which I have, over the years, told multiple times, but I have never fully written down. It deals with the most profound and on-going religious experience of my life. It may sound...
Apr 21, 2020, 1:53 AM
Remembering Divine Will and Zionism
As we commemorate Holocaust * Remembrance Day, many students of HIS-story (history) leading up to and following the Holocaust see a connection between the horrors of Europe and the founding of the State of Israel. Not just in terms...
Mar 26, 2020, 2:53 PM
Eating Live Animals: Rumor or Reality?
Think the EATING of LIVE ANIMALS (meaning: not humanely slaughtered) is just a rumor or Hollywood stunt?? Think again (and see below)! It is time to put an end to this practice for so many reasons: 1) Cruelty - Whether...
Apr 8, 2019, 1:27 AM
Right-wing Religious Zionists for Zehut
As an anglo religious Zionist I want to share with you why I am voting for Zehut and not for any of the run-of-the-mill religious right-wing parties. It is not that I disagree with the values of those parties...
May 30, 2017, 5:33 AM
Who broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque?
Nobody. Contrary to reports that started in the Arab press - no Jews stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque nor were any Jews removed from the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Not on Jerusalem Day and not any day in recent memory. So why would the Arab press...
Aug 10, 2015, 6:13 AM
Why Aliyah (2008 and today)
The last, best argument against living in Israel - the financial one - is no longer relevant
Ezra hails from NJ and studied Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Philosophy at Rutgers University. He blogs from a small village (yishuv) in the Galilee.