We are dealing, shall we say, with a “high energy” time – a time of tumult and clamor and angst, sometimes with decidedly negative overtones. But that does not mean there is no positive substance – or promise of positive substance – beyond the ferment. Not at all. ~~~~~~~~~~ Here …Read More »
Arlene from Israel: Outrage!
When I posted yesterday, the final outcome on the Amona situation was still pending. I wrote with a note of qualified hope. First, because I am seeing a shift to the right in this country, which suggests the possibility of constructive action down the road. And then because, foolishly, I …Read More »
Arlene from Israel: Progress, Step by Step.
My blog is still under construction, and my posts have yet to be formatted in final form – but I happily reach out to my readers! This is a long posting — it provides a good deal of information about what is going on in Israel now ~~~~~~~~~~ Government and …Read More »
Arlene from Israel: Holding on to the Good.
As we can find it… Motzei Shabbat – Saturday night – we light the first candle of Chanukah. And so we begin today with mention of this celebration that marks the victory of the Maccabees over the destructive influences and power of the Syrian-Greeks in the Second Century BCE. We …Read More »
Into the Fray: Amona-A strategic defeat for Zionism.
The impending destruction of the Jewish community of Amona reflect failure of political will and ideo-intellectual bankruptcy of the elected government rather, than the inevitable culmination of a legal battle. To lose our country by a scrupulous adherence to the written law, would be to lose the law itself, …Read More »
Yesh Din: A Grantee of the New Israel Fund.
Yesh Din, an NGO operating in Israel and is a grantee of the New Israel Fund. It receives funding from the world’s largest anti-Israel countries and organisations. On its website, in its ‘About’ section Yesh Din says: Yesh Din is a volunteer organization working to defend the human rights of …Read More »
Shock in Samaria: Israeli Leftists at Anti-Semitic Rally
Israeli leaders in Samaria were horrified to learn this week that Israeli leftists with the Yesh Din organization took part in an Arab celebration on the ruins of the Jewish community of Homesh. During the celebration Jewish symbols at the site were replaced with PLO flags, and a banner …Read More »