This Is ISRAEL

I am listening to the radio.  A woman is on.  She is talking about life.  About gratitude.  About unity. She is saying how we are all family.  She is reiterating the need to act as one nation.  To help one another.  To reach out to one another.  To connect with kindness. She is interrupted. AZ'AKA (alarm) … Continue reading This Is ISRAEL

STOP…In The Name Of God

With each report…of sirens…rockets…terror… My heart constricts…shrinks…and trembles… And I try…to be strong…to be fierce…to believe… That this land…our land…my land… Is protected…by a power…an Almighty… Who is determined…to let us…prevail… And as these thoughts…float through my head… They meet another train…of wandering words… That say…that it sounds…eerily similar…to the rhetoric…they use. And I am … Continue reading STOP…In The Name Of God

Jonathan Pollard and a Coloring Book

We’re going to the US in two weeks. It’s a big trip.  It’s a huge trip. We haven’t been there for three years and when we left last time we were a family of three.  When we went to get our son’s Report of Birth at the US embassy the consular clapped as she declared … Continue reading Jonathan Pollard and a Coloring Book