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When Terror Hits Close to Home

Whenever, wherever terror strikes, it is painful. We hurt for victims in Paris as well as Jerusalem, and the steady stream of attacks reported is a constant reminder of our vulnerability. But Thursday’s attack in Gush Etzion hit just a little bit closer to home…

Book Review: Catch the Jew

  Catch the Jew, written by Tuvia Tenenbom, can best be described as a non-fiction parody of Israel, its inhabitants and its visitors. This blunt, humorous, sarcastic, engaging book brings the reader to places few have gone before. Tenenbom is an Israeli-American who left his…

The Letters of Jonathan Netanyahu

The Letters of Jonathan Netanyahu reads like an Israeli soldier’s Zionist version of The Diary of Anne Frank: knowing how the story ends before beginning brings a greater appreciation for the thoughts and emotions of the writer. Jonathan “Yoni” Netanyahu was the oldest brother to…

VIDEO: Living on the Gaza Border

Every day, Israelis living in Southern Israel, close to the border with Gaza, fear for their lives and their children’s lives because of rockets sent from Gaza to Israel. During conflicts, these communities hear dozens of sirens throughout the day and night warning them of…

VIDEO: Joint American-Israeli Rescue Drill

Each year, Israeli and American defense forces hold a joint drill on how to respond to emergency disasters. The IDF has become expert in relief work and is known for its amazing rescue efforts wherever help is needed. Most recently, the IDF sent a mission…