Sunday, July 4, 2010

Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Click on this link (this website in general has a lot of good info) and scroll down to the graph titled "The UN Bias Against Israel and Human Life" THIS GRAPH REVEALS IT ALL. Think the UN is fair when it comes to Israel? Think the UN cares about conflicts around the world other than what's going on in Israel? THINK AGAIN. THE PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING.

I can't stand seeing UN vehicles traveling around in Jerusalem. I hate when these jerks park anywhere to get their coffee in the morning and know they won't get a ticket.

UN Go home = Unwanted nobodies GO HOME!!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Thank you Caroline Glick for your article in today's Jerusalem Post titled "Alternatives to Surrender". For days, I've been tweeting about the need of cutting off the power in Gaza, which Caroline notes as being COMPLETELY LEGAL. Without electricity the people will turn against the evil Hamas regime within a short period of time. The only way to free Gilad Shalit is to make things harder for Hamas, not easier. Did anyone see the movie Ransom? Yes, Mel Gibson is not my favorite actor, but in the movie his son is kidnapped and instead of paying the ransom, he goes on live TV and tells the terrorists that he won't give into their demands, and that they'll never see one cent. Instead he offers a reward for anyone out there who turns in the kidnappers. In the end it worked.

Israel needs to follow that logic and get STRONGER Against Hamas. Don't ease up now!!!

Here is Caroline's full article:

Ehud Barak must be smoking crack

I think our Defense Minister Ehud Barak is either smoking crack or on acid. Read the article below. He is totally on a different planet calling the "retreat" from Lebanon a success. Not only did it inspire the Oslo War of terror which saw over 1,000 Israelis murdered in cold blood, but it led to the 2nd Lebanon War and Hizbullah on our border armed with at least 40,000 rockets.

So today's STOP TAKING DRUGS shout out, goes to the 2nd worst PM this country has ever seen (Ehud Olmert takes the cake), and scarily the person in charge with our defense - Ehud Barak.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Sderot Hesder

Take a look at these pictures. They are not new pictures, but symbolize why I am deeply involved in the Sderot Hesder.

In the first picture you have two student/soldiers side by side listening to a shiur. The first kid (and I say kid cause he is only around 19 years old) is taking a break on active duty, and is still in uniform, while the second is currently learning at the Hesder. That's what this is all about - Torah, Israel, serving your country, education etc. That's why the Hesder is so important.

In the second picture you have the chief of the Sderot police lighting a menorah this past Hanukkah. The menorah itself is made entirely out of the Kassam rockets which the Arabs fired into Sderot. Over 10,000 rockets and counting have landed in Sderot since the year 2001. Lighting a Menorah which was made in Gaza is in essence "giving the middle finger" to those who launch rockets at Jewish children going to school. You launch these crude rockets and we'll sanctify them into something holy and fill them with oil and do a mitzvah. Then we'll put that menorah on one of the highest points in the whole city so you can see that WE WILL NOT BE DETERRED!

Let's not forget that in addition, over 5,000 rockets were launched at Gush Katif before it was made Judenrein back in 2005. Yes, I am purposely using that harsh term, because that is what happened. We didn't disengage, we still supply Hamas with electricity, humanitarian aide etc. etc. WE PULLED GOOD PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES AND ONLY GOT TERROR IN RETURN. And where are these people now? Most are living in couped up caravans with no permanent solutions in sight. The government says everyone will be re-settled by 2011, but I know first hand from reliable sources that that is impossible. More on Gush Katif at another time.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Emotional tour of Gaza border

I was down in Sderot today, nothing special really, just catching up on some work when I decided to wander towards the border with Gaza behind Kibbutz Nir Am. Perhaps it is all the Gilad Shalit talk in the news since today marks 4 years since the Hamas bastard terrorists collectively punished our entire country by kidnapping Gilad. Yes, while the world accuses Israel of collective punishment, Israel is such a small country and we are really all one family, that when one of our soldiers is in trouble I truly believe that it is "collective punishment" for our entire country.

Anyway, about 100 yards from the border I stopped at a very moving and emotional lookout point over Gaza. This lookout point was dedicated by a family that lost their son in the infamous Israeli army helicopter tragedy back in 1997, in which he along with 72 other Israeli servicemen and women lost thier lives. This soldier's name was Assaf Siboni and in his memory his parents constructed 20 windchimes side by side, one for each year of his life. Now since Gaza is on the water (you can actually see the ocean from the lookout), it is very windy up there and the chimes are constantly banging into one another causing an almost haunting sound.

For me it was just very emotional. Sitting atop a hill overlooking Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahiyah, the ocean, the places where Jewish communities once stood in Northern Gaza, all with Gilad Shalit on my mind.

I wonder how many people come to this spot, let alone know it exists. It is so close to Gaza, that the only movement in the area, other than the many birds of Israel, are army vehicles patrolling up and down the border. I was there alone, thinking of Gilad and wondering how he must have felt standing in a spot not that far from where I stood when he was brutally stripped of his freedom.

Don't get me wrong, I am not at all in favor of releasing Hamas prisoners with blood on their hands to free Gilad, nor do I judge his parents for doing everything in their power to have him released, but standing on that hill perhaps only a few miles from where he is, being held against his will, and listening to those windchimes banging into one another was a pretty emotional roller coaster for me.

After a few minutes of reflection, I got back in my car and headed back home to Jerusalem traveling through the almost entirely fortified town of Sderot. While things have been quiet there of late (aside from about 10 mortars fired over the weekend - yes, that is still relatively quiet compared to recent years), I have no doubt seeing all of the shelters being built in Sderot, that the next round of war is just around the corner.

Memorial plaque for Assaf Siboni Z'L

20 wind chimes in memory of Assaf Siboni Z'L

Starting a blog

OK, so I am jumping on the bandwagon perhaps way too late, but I've decided that I am going to start a blog. I don't know if I'll post daily, weekly, monthly, multiple times a day, or never, but I just feel like writing. There is so much going on here in Israel on a daily basis and I have very strong opinions on most subjects in the news that I feel it is time to make my feelings public. Yes, I already Facebook, tweet, etc, but this is something different. Here, I am not limited to 140 characters or to just friends, but to the entire Internet world. I hope these posts are enjoyable to read, informative, and somehow are able to make a difference in advancing what I think is in the best interests of the Jewish State of Israel. So here goes the ride.