Key Postings by Theme
Links to thoughtful postings that merit on-going consideration:
THE PLO -- explanation and historical development, December 2011.
A BRIEFING BY MINISTER OF SECURITY AFFAIRS MOSHE YA'ALON, December 2011.
POSTINGS REPORTING ON THE 2009 JERUSALEM CONFERENCE
THE JERUSALEM CONFERENCE - January 26, 2009
CONFERENCE UPDATE - January 27, 2009
THOUGHTS, HEAVY AND DEEP - January 28, 2009
DEJA VU AGAIN? - January 29, 2009
POSTINGS CONNECTED TO BEIT HASHALOM, HEVRON
THE VIEW FROM BEIT HASHALOM - December 3, 2008
SHAMEFUL - December 4, 2008
A NECESSARY RESPONSE - December 6, 2008
DESPICABLE - December 7, 2008
See also David Wilder, "Extremism breeds extremism" - December 7, 2008
POSTINGS CONNECTED TO THE MUMBAI MASSACRE AT CHABAD HOUSE
WHEN WORDS FAIL - November 29, 2008
TERROR HERE, TERROR THERE (second half) - November 30, 2008
A PAINFUL WORLD, December 1, 2008
See also Melanie Phillips, "War Against Civilization" , November 30, 2008
TISHA B'AV REFLECTIONS -- August 10, 2008
What it means for us today.
A consideration of Israeli Arab attitudes, in the aftermath of the bulldozer terrorist attack -- posted July 3, 2008, one day after the attack.
Beginning Yom Haatzmaut, Israel's 60th Independence Day, May 7, 2008. A celebration of Israel.
A portion of the incredibly moving words of the IDF Chief of the General Staff, speaking at Auschwitz to "The March of the Living" -- posted May 1, 2008.
Israel's Day of Remembrance of Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust, April 30, 2008.
A review of the settlement issue and its distortions by the international community, written March 17, 2008.
POSTINGS CONNECTED TO MASSACRE AT YESHIVAT MERCAZ HARAV
PIGUAH: On March 6, the day it happened.
PAIN: Follow-up on March 7.
HOLD FAST: Post Shabbat mediation and more follow-up.
THE FOUNDATION STONE: Rabbis of the Yeshiva, speaking a week later.
A March 5, 2008 report on fighting Hamas in Gaza during Operation Warm Winter, with regard to respect for life.
On historian Martin Gilbert drawing parallels between situation now and pre-WWII, February 23, 2008.
JERUSALEM CONFERENCE of February 19th and 20th, 2008.
Arlene's review of the Conference.
Words and Weakness (Excellent)
Reviewing the blood libel against Israel, January 14, 2008.
On the misunderstandings, regularly promoted, regarding Jewish rights to the land, posted December 2, 2007.
On the struggle for Jerusalem, posted October 23, 2007.
On the plans presented by MK Benny Elon for a whole new way to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Written September 25, 2007, regarding the situation Israel finds herself in and the causes for hope; includes personal comments on our connection to the land.
Written September 3, 2007 on the issue of so-called "unauthorized" outposts and the improper use of the army to dismantle them.
Written August 30, 2007, on the pride of our nation: our brave and selfish soldiers.
Written July 29, 2007, on the politcally correction notion of "narratives" and the ways in which we have lost our national Zionist narrative.
Written July 27, 2007, on the bravery of dedicated Zionists in 1947, and where we are now.
On the issue of using our soldiers to remove Jews from their homes.
On the Jewish right to be in Hevron.