55% of Israelis think recent lockdown was politically motivated


The survey also highlighted the lack of trust in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to manage the coronavirus crisis. By: Maayan Jaffee-Hoffman/Jerusalem Post More than half of Israelis believe politics and not health was the motivation behind the current national lockdown, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI). When broken downContinue reading “55% of Israelis think recent lockdown was politically motivated”

Star of David taken down by Twitter, citing ‘hateful imagery’


Twitter users found themselves locked out of their accounts after using the Star of David in their profile images. Burning Jewish star anti semitism magen david 311 (photo credit: Umit Bektas/Reuters) By: Donna Rachel Edmunds\Jerusalm Post  The Star of David has been deemed “hateful imagery” by Twitter, which is locking the accounts of users who displayContinue reading “Star of David taken down by Twitter, citing ‘hateful imagery’”

Black Friday seems to be a thing in Israel


  But the difference here: The stores are not swamped with shoppers like in America (though the pace of shopping is noticeably brisk). By: Marcy Oster/Jerusalem Post  JERUSALEM (JTA) — I was watching late night network television on Saturday night – that’s not terribly exciting here — when I was slammed with a string ofContinue reading “Black Friday seems to be a thing in Israel”

Dear, Canada, Britain, France, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Nigeria, Argentina,Japan, New Zealand and the rest of the world.


Dear, Canada, Britain, France, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Nigeria, Argentina,Japan, New Zealand and the rest of the world, Despite what you read and see on television. America and Americans haven’t lost our minds or our way.  We realize you are bombarded with negative sounds and images emanating from our great nation, leaving the impressionContinue reading “Dear, Canada, Britain, France, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Nigeria, Argentina,Japan, New Zealand and the rest of the world.”

45 Sadness


He is my president, the 45th president of the United States of America.  Like many Americans I  hoped for the best and told myself I would to give him a chance. That was January 20th As of the February 19, I am mortified, embarrassed and sad. Doing a reality check I asked myself, am IContinue reading “45 Sadness”

Israel: Hamas summer camp opens its doors in Gaza


Picture-www.ibtimes.co.uk Jerusalem Post  The military wing of Hamas, the Izzidin Kassam Brigade, began its training program on Saturday, aimed at providing basic combat training to 25,000 Palestinians in Gaza, AFP reported. The new recruits, aged 15-60, entered a two-week training camp to be trained in “military techniques and firing live ammunition,” as well as “first aidContinue reading “Israel: Hamas summer camp opens its doors in Gaza”