Category Archives: by Shmuel Sackett

460 Rockets and 9 UN Condemnations: By Shmuel Sackett

In the same week that 460 rockets were shot into Israeli homes, schools, kindergartens, cars and buses, the United Nations decided that the time had come and… enough was enough! They would act swiftly and with a heavy hand and […]

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Conquer Gaza Now! By Shmuel Sackett

I am typing these words as Hamas rockets rain down on Israel. Millions of Jews are in danger. Schools in southern Israel have been cancelled and most businesses are closed as well. Unfortunately, this is nothing new. This is a […]

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From Hebron to Pittsburgh: By Shmuel Sackett

This past Shabbat, was a very exciting one for me. It was the yahrzeit of my Rav, Rabbi Meir Kahane (18th of Mar-Cheshvan) and it also marked 50 years since his founding of the Jewish Defense League way back in […]

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Rosh Hashanah’s Three Important Words: By Shmuel Sackett

When a person loses weight, gets into shape or makes money in a business venture everyone immediately wants to know his secret. Let me save you a lot of time and answer very simply: There is no secret… there’s lots […]

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One “Very” is not Enough: By Shmuel Sackett

There is a Mishna in Pirkei Avot that teaches us to be humble and modest. The Mishna is short and directly to the point. While the lessons are great, the words are few. It is the 4th Mishna in the […]

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“We’ve Been “Not Leaving” for a Long Time: By Shmuel Sackett

I recently wrote an article about the difficult period that Israel is facing (Iran, Syria, Hamas etc..) yet how I am proud to be here, despite the dangers. This article generated a tremendous response from you – the readers – […]

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Never Leaving, No Matter What! By Shmuel Sackett

Yes, I agree that President Trump’s decision to end the Iran deal was a good thing, even though I knew exactly what it meant for Israel. Within minutes of Trump’s speech, the IDF Chief of Staff announced that the army […]

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We Love Those Babies! By Shmuel Sackett

Over 30 years ago, I purchased the sefer “Gateway to Happiness” by Rabbi Zelig Pliskin. I highly recommend it and still learn many Torah lessons from it until this very day. Among other things, Rabbi Pliskin teaches that facts are […]

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The 2000 Year Old Prayer: By Shmuel Sackett

Jews all over the world, have been saying these words for 2,000 years. Millions of tears have been shed clinging to the hope that – one day – these words would come true. Incredibly, after all that has happened to […]

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Israel at 70 – Exactly what are we Celebrating?: By Shmuel Sackett

The entire country is blue and white! Flags are flying everywhere and Yom Ha’Atzmaut will be the biggest and best ever. Everyone is in the holiday spirit and – in addition to counting the omer – millions of people are […]

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