Israel & the Region
The Daily Edition
What Matters Most Today
Updates from Silicon Wadi
The Weekend Edition
The Best Reads of the Week
Choice Voices From The Blogs
The Times of Israel
Atlanta Jewish Times
The Jewish Week
North New Jersey
The Jewish Standard
Central New Jersey
New Jersey Jewish News
The Jewish News
Become a Times of Israel Partner
Apply for a Blog
Feb 3, 2018, 10:44 PM
22 namesakes for murdered teen Gil-ad Shaer
It is no small gift to name your own precious future after someone else’s legacy
Jul 9, 2015, 5:22 PM
This is not your conflict
To the outsiders who condemn Israel and leave Hamas unaccountable, you don't know what you're talking about
Rachel Sharansky Danziger
Jul 2, 2015, 12:16 PM
A year after tragedy: Silver linings
On the anniversary of the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, currents of compassion, respect and unity
Aug 8, 2014, 6:42 PM
Don’t stop praying!
In the beginning of this week’s parsha the Hebrew word which Moshe uses to describe an encounter he had with GOD regarding him entering the land of Eretz Yisrael is “ Vaetchanan” (the name of this week’ s parsha)...
Jul 27, 2014, 4:52 AM
The foundations for peace are built on deeply dodgy ground
So here's my dilemma. I'm very uncomfortable about many aspects of the current war. My emotions are much as those reported yesterday by Danya Kauffman in ToI - I can empathise with both sides though my distress is...
Jul 26, 2014, 3:43 PM
Kids, Water and War
Yesterday, I went on a hike in the north. On my walk through rocks and water covering my knees, I passed a family of two parents, one newborn and two kids (c. 3-6 years old). In an attempt to...
Mark Menachem Blacknell
Jul 26, 2014, 6:38 AM
Hamas or Israel? Foundation Defines Strength of Structure
The US "Declaration of Independence" publicly expresses the hopes and aspirations of the American people. The "Covenant of the Islamic Resistance Movement" publicly expresses the hopes and aspirations of the people of Gaza. The "Israeli Declaration of Independence" expresses the hopes...
Jul 25, 2014, 1:14 PM
Don’t be taken for a ride
One of the topics discussed by the media in the days following the kidnapping of Eyal Yifrach z’l, Naftali Frenkel z’l and Gilad Shaar z’l was the safety of ‘tremping’, that is, hitchhiking in Israel. Certainly, there are many...
Jul 23, 2014, 4:27 AM
Tragedy is no excuse for the trivialization of the Holocaust
There have been numerous comparisons drawn between the tragedies of the Holocaust and the current conflict between Israel and Gaza. Whereas in Operation Protective Edge the lives of Israeli and Gazan civilians are at risk as a result of...
Jul 23, 2014, 3:26 AM
It isn’t easy to feel compassion for everyone
It isn't easy to feel compassion for everyone. We are afraid of opening our hearts to the person whose heart seems closed to ours. Whether that person is a family member, co-worker, neighbor, or across a border in a...