Buena Vista Images via Getty Images With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone t...
Teachers can't worry about the politics. We have to worry about the children. We have to believe that the seeds we plant in our students will bear fruit in a better world. Teachers, and particularly those who teach in war zones, are a concrete symbol of the future.
History's lessons hang over our moment. What begins with the Jews never ends with the Jews. Now is the time for Americans to take action. For the sake Israel and America, for the sake of our shared values and our common future, we must stop BDS dead in its tracks. Nothing less than our very way of life is at stake.
Pleasant images of nativity scenes adorn hearth and home during Christmas and Advent seasons, but when we stop and take a closer look, our perspectives often change. Upon a closer look, that momentous sojourn in the Levant was more difficult than we might have thought.
What does a person who has served three of four years, in the case of an officer, feel when finally they give back their guns at the end of their service knowing that they will have to serve in the reserves for many years to come.
Il Divo's Urs Buhler recently visited Israel, touring the country's major cities and sites. The Swiss tenor, who has performed all over the world with Il Divo, the international pop/opera crossover quartet with millions of fans across the globe, had never before visited the Holy Land.
There seems to be a symbiotic relationship between the mainstream media and ISIS. On one hand, ISIS receives the publicity it needs from CNN, Fox News, etc. On the other hand, these networks increase their ratings, viewers, readers and advertisement revenues.
The 20th anniversary of the assassination of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin took place last month, providing a stark reminder of that fateful November 4 for multiple generations of opportunities lost and proving to be a particularly emotional day for his son, Yuval Rabin.
I am almost certain it is not wise of me to attempt this but as I have never claimed wisdom at anytime. I am neither a Scholar nor an expert but as th...
Poem on the Way Home from Tel Aviv I want to say that Haifa's coast outside the train window is beautiful, but not any more or less than any other...
For some time, we have seen a growing climate of intimidation in Israel aimed at silencing non-governmental organizations that monitor human rights and report on the situation in the Palestinian Territory.
The deadlock in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process appears to be illogical and unsettling as a majority of Israelis and Palestinians realize that coexistence, whether under conditions of enmity or friendship, is a fact that neither side can change short of a catastrophe.
When our kids were young we would take them to Israel every summer. If I'm not mistaken we had three of them in diapers at one time on one of those tr...
We're at the Hollywood YMCA. For a hundred years, this historic facility in the heart of Hollywood has been a workout and productive schmoozing place for people from legendary mobster Bugsy Siegel to modern-day Hollywood types, and families.
Consider the massacre at the 1972 Munich Olympics where we just learned from the secretive Germans that the Israeli athletes had been terrorized by the Palestinian jihadists who castrated one and viciously tortured the others. When I read last week about these PLO-sanctioned horrors -- on the sports page of all things -- my heart turned over. This is because I was there.
It all started when Ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen gave an interview with ultra- orthodox radio Kol Hai. In a mistranslation of his words, the radio station reported that Mr Faaborg-Andersen had made a distinction between terrorism affecting Europe and terrorism in Israel.