Category Archives: Issues

Historic Change on the Temple Mount: By Moshe Feiglin

 
Although I anticipated that Netanyahu would remove the metal detectors from the Temple Mount,  and although I very much hoped that I would be proven wrong, things are developing in such an amazing and fascinating manner , that you cannot […]

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How to Cry: By Shmuel Sackett

We’ve been taught lots of things before, but the goal of this article is to teach you something you have never learned before; How Jews are supposed to cry. Unfortunately, our history is replete with many tears; “By the rivers […]

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On Capital Punishment: By Ben Tzion Spitz

 

 Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has […]

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White Elephant in the Sky: By Moshe Feiglin

When I became aware of high-level government corruption (as an MK I became deeply involved with uncovering the corruption in the Sarel Medical Company) I repeatedly claimed that the largest swamp of corruption is in the Defense Ministry. The tape […]

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We Need the Jewish Women: By Shmuel Sackett

 
Ask your fellow Jew the following question and see if he/she answers it correctly: “Who were the people lucky enough to leave Egypt and actually enter the Land of Israel 40 years later?” My guess is that the overwhelming answer […]

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The Conversion-Assimilation Seesaw: By Moshe Feiglin

We had a very lovely and interesting couple at our Shabbat table last week. The husband is a choir conductor– a really nice person. But his wife stole the show. She is a convert to Judaism from Holland. This is […]

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What Would We Do Without the Americans? By Moshe Feiglin

As part of its ‘aid’ package to Israel, the US shared in the financing of Israel’s anti-missile defense system, developed by Israel. This gave the US the right to veto Israel’s deal to export those missiles directly to Poland. Instead, […]

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27 Years and Still Smiling: By Shmuel Sackett

Note: I originally wrote this article 5 years ago on my 22nd Aliyah anniversary and update it each year. I hope you enjoy it.
Today I celebrated my 27th Aliyah anniversary… and I am still smiling!
I still break my teeth speaking […]

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Proud to be Different: By Moshe Feiglin

“Watch out,” MK Basel Ghattas once said to me. “If you continue, we will simply resign from the Knesset.” That was after I had four Arab Knesset members removed from the Knesset plenum, one after the other. They had compared […]

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The Gaza Elephant in the Room: By Moshe Feiglin

The Hamas is still digging tunnels in Gaza at breakneck speed. It plans to use those tunnels to attack Israel. This is an Israeli fiasco. The tunnels are bad enough, but what is worse is that the government and the […]

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