Monthly Archives: April 2019

From Israel: We Brought Him Home!

Thirty-seven years ago, during the First Lebanon war, Israeli troops engaged in a fierce and bloody battle with Syrian and affiliated PLO units at Sultan Yacoub near the Syrian border. Tank Commander Sgt. First Class Zachary Baumel (pictured) went missing, along with Zvi Feldman and Yehuda Katz. The three were …

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The Mourabitat Women of Congress.

In 2012, the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel (now banned) created a group called the Murabitat which were tasked with harassing Jews that visited the Jewish Temple Mount in Jerusalem.  It received funding from Hamas, the terrorist group that has the majority of seats in the Palestinian …

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From Israel: “For the Sake of Sanity”

My sanity, certainly, and perhaps yours too. Yesterday was April Fool’s Day.  I don’t do April Fools shtick, but I found someone who does: US astronaut Scott Kelly, partnering with SodaStream. https://www.israel21c.org/us-astronaut-partners-with-sodastream-to-turn-burps-into-fizzy-water/ For myself, I decided that it’s a really appropriate day for a good news posting.  Do we need …

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A Jew Unfriendly University.

The academic boycott of Israel by the University of Cape Town is closer than it has ever been. The current status is that the boycott has been passed by the students and by the Senate and now will go to Council on March 30th for a final vote. Whereas a …

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