What does it take to be labeled a ‘right wing activist’? Radical ideas? Hardliner beliefs? Violence? In the case of Rabbi Yehuda Glick, it seems a long beard and a yarmulke were enough. On October 29th Rabbi Yehuda was shot four times by an Arab terrorist at close range in Jerusalem. He was badly wounded. The media, […]Read more "What makes a ‘right wing activist’?"
Last Saturday Jews in Israel and Worldwide observed Yom Kippur. A day of repentance, forgiveness, fasting, prayer and soul searching. This is also the anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, a war that is largely remembered in the Israeli consensus as the most traumatic. A coalition of Arab armies led by Egypt and Syria attacked […]Read more "Yom Kippur and false conceptions"
Last summer the Israeli-Arab conflict escalated, putting Israel and Gaza in the global media’s spotlight once again. After Hamas members kidnapped and subsequently murdered three Israeli schoolboys, Israel carried out arrests of most of Hamas leaders in the West Bank, as well as blocking Hamas paychecks and funds. Hamas responded with an escalation of indiscriminate rocket fire […]Read more "Israeli military operations in Gaza: fact vs fiction"