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Jul 20, 2018, 12:42 PM
A war in Gaza, a pair of underpants and Tisha B'Av
What gives you strength to spend the night in a Gaza neighborhood days after your friend was killed in the same situation?
Sivan Rahav Meir
Dec 11, 2017, 6:22 PM
When US President Donald Trump delivered his speech, I was in the car with the children listening to his impassioned speech. We explained to them just what a big deal it was that the President of the US had...
Aug 31, 2017, 11:57 AM
Board must not alienate our loyal media friends
During Operation Protective Edge in Gaza three years ago, the British Jewish community was gripped by fear. Anti-Semitic incidents soared, there were occupations of a Tesco supermarket in Birmingham and Sainsbury’s in London and rumours that Israeli goods were...
Aug 6, 2017, 4:23 PM
Memories and Musings of a Mom During Operation Protective Edge
Growing up in South Africa, one of the warnings I NEVER heard from my mom was: “If you hear the siren, be very careful when getting out of the pool and making your way to the bomb shelter. There is...
Jul 28, 2017, 2:57 PM
Ben & Jerry’s on Tisha B’Av?!
He was a tank commander in Gaza in the summer of 2014 when he saw what Jewish unity looks like
Mar 7, 2017, 3:52 PM
Hamas's iron grip is the real threat
The terror group has grown stronger and bolder, threatening Israel’s security and any chance of achieving peace
Dec 3, 2016, 9:09 PM
Praying that the mosque reconstruction she sees in the distance is no sniper outpost, but for peaceful, soulful solace
Jul 17, 2016, 4:11 PM
Recollections From the Previous Conflict
Facebook sent me a reminder of a post that I wrote on this day two years ago, at the start of Operation Protective Edge. Reading it, I was struck by sadness and realized how relevant my words still are....
Jul 15, 2015, 4:08 PM
To fast or not to fast and why?
Its not easy to fast for 50 hours.On Yom Kippur we fast for 25 and we are usually in an air conditioned home or shul at least a peaceful environment. Even sitting in Hayarkon Park, the whirring of the...
Jul 15, 2015, 3:55 PM
Holding Our Leaders Accountable – Not Soldiers Alone
Almost a year has gone by since Operation “Protective Edge” ended, and ever since, government spokespersons have repeatedly recited the mantra that the IDF did everything possible to minimize Palestinian civilian casualties. A few weeks ago this messaging was...