Category Archives: Articles

Don’t Make Aliyah Because of a Hurricane: By Shmuel Sackett

Five years ago, after Hurricane Sandy, I wrote an article which began with the following words; “In the last 24 hours (since the hurricane), I received 10 phone calls and over 30 emails from fellow Israelis telling me to write […]

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The Disappearing Jews: By Shmuel Sackett

We are all familiar with the horrific number of Jews killed in the Holocaust. The number – 6,000,000 – has become part of us and we will never forget it. The problem, however, is that while WWII has ended, the […]

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The Existential Threat on Israel’s Border: By Moshe Feiglin

The following are excerpts from Moshe Feiglin’s Facebook Live session on Wednesday, 15 Elul/Sept. 6, ‘17
 It is not politically expedient to be a prophet of doom. But an existential threat against Israel is gathering steam. Instead of talking about it, […]

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Islamic Terror: Why in Western Europe and not in the East? By Moshe Feiglin

Why is Islamic terror striking Western Europe, while it has not touched Eastern Europe?
On the surface, Islam should first have sought to obliterate its age-old enemy, the more Christian countries in the east. Only afterwards would we have expected it […]

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If You Build It, Will They Come? By Shmuel Sackett

One of my favorite movies is “Field of Dreams”, a 1989 classic starring Kevin Costner. In this movie, Costner plays an Iowa corn farmer named Ray Kinsella. Costner’s character is a huge baseball fan who keeps having dreams, with the […]

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The Stores Were Closed: By Shmuel Sackett

I admit it. Guilty as charged. When it comes to the Jewish nation in the Land of Israel, I am always looking for the good and the positive. I have been accused of being an eternal optimist and I proudly […]

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Tisha B’Av More Relevant this Year than Ever: By Moshe Feiglin

Those who wonder why we need a day of mourning for our Temple when we have a State, a Knesset, a government, a flag, an army and police force got their answer over this past week. All the state mechanisms, […]

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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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