Archive for April, 2011

Shooting at Kever Yosef – look a little deeper

By Uriah - Last updated: Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Two days ago while all of us here in Israel were busy with our pre-Chag preparations for the last day of Pesach, tragedy struck at Kever Yosef when Ben-Yosef Livnat was murdered, allegedly by an Arab police/security officer. Such a heinous act happening amidst one of our most treasured holidays leaves us grasping for meaning… […]

Pesach Shopping with Malkah, Matzah Baking with Yishai

By Yishai - Last updated: Monday, April 18, 2011

Preparing for Passover is an experience – especially in the Land of Israel! Join Yishai and Malkah as they go to work readying for their festive family holiday.

Welcome to Our New House!

By Yishai - Last updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011

Hi!  As you know if you read my last post, Yishai, Leah and I have moved to Jerusalem.  I am grateful for this growth and learning opportunity, and hope many of you will come over to enjoy some across-the-hall-from-the-Temple-Mount hospitality. Here is a little glimpse at the first days of our new life.  I hope […]

I Lost CTRL while cleaning for Pesach!

By Yishai - Last updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011

There I was, vacuuming my laptop’s keys when I lost CTRL! It flew right off the handle. It is easy to freak out when preparing for Pesach. But keeping cool is what separates the pros from the minor leagues. In the end, Seder night is all about CTRL, because while there was a big tumult […]

Iron Dome – All it’s cracked up to be?

By Uriah - Last updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Recently the “leaders” here in Israel have all been patting themselves on the back and boasting about the amazing success of the newly deployed Iron Dome system. Don’t get me wrong, for sure every Jewish life that can be saved is something to be happy about and if this new defense system achieves that goal […]

Do you Ya’alili?!

By Pinchas - Last updated: Monday, April 11, 2011

Okay, so Kumah’s got to do a version of this in Osher Ad! Who’s in?

Black Mayor of NJ Rocks the Torah

By Yishai - Last updated: Friday, April 8, 2011

The Perception of Innocence

By Michael Berezin - Last updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Recently with the recantation of the Goldstone Report many of us, myself included have been reminded of the situation in Gaza and in generally the fight that we are up against out here in Israel. Despite many good intentions towards compromise, we are facing an enemy that will wantonly fire from “innocent” civilian populations forcing […]

Are Settlements An Obstacle to Peace? – Debate, Part 2

By Yishai - Last updated: Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Please check out the second half of my debate with Meretz USA:

The Kedem Conundrum – Malkah’s Moral Grocery Store Dilemma

By Malkah - Last updated: Monday, April 4, 2011

Mazel Tov to me, I have made aliyah – again.  No, I did not leave the sacred grounds of Israel for the sales racks of New Jersey.  Rather, I recently made a new ascent with my family from beautiful biblical Beit El to the Capital City of Holiness, Jerusalem.  Our big new apartment (relax – […]