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Jan 11, 2019, 7:07 PM
How dare you treat us like Palestinians!
Human rights defenders cannot condone the abuse of any human being, Jewish or non-Jewish. This separates us from many on both the "left" and the "right," and is reflected in the joint statement of Israeli human rights organizations Torat...
Natalie Katerina Hilder
Nov 30, 2018, 10:39 AM
Truth: A Casualty of War
The axiom that war always brings some tragedy in its wake is undeniable. To suggest otherwise would be naïve romanticism at best, and at worst, murderous. While one can justify acting in self-defence, it cannot be denied that one...
Sep 22, 2018, 6:07 PM
Yom Kippur: Some Personal Reflections and Lessons
Forty-five years ago, on that ill-fated Saturday afternoon, the piercing sirens shattered our lives. I know this is a well-trodden cliché but this is how it happened. My brother and I were at our mother’s flat in Haifa, rejoicing...
Sep 16, 2018, 10:51 PM
'Do you know where you're going to?' (In memory of Avner Yonah and Ari Fuld)
Sep 14, 2018, 12:18 AM
I was last in Jerusalem for Yom Kippur in 1973
We experienced a new kind of fear, and we fell in love with the city and the nation forever
Jul 30, 2018, 9:11 PM
When Standing with Israel Is Too Little, Too Late
Following last week's death of 21-year old Staff Sgt. Aviv Levi, many observers felt an immediate rise in tension. As the first IDF fatality on the Gaza border since Operation Protective Edge in 2014, some questioned whether this attack...
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?
May 24, 2018, 5:39 PM
Remember those existential threats to Israel?
If you have no memory of the palpable risk of Israel's destruction, you might just say kaddish for terrorists
Sep 29, 2017, 12:38 PM
The truth behind the Yom Kippur surprise
We in the NSA knew well in advance that Syria and Egypt intended to attack Israel on October 6, 1973
Dec 26, 2016, 11:12 PM
We should not be occupiers
An IDF veteran and an ardent Zionist thinks shifting the current demoralizing state of affairs is long overdue