Tag Archives: Israel

The Wet Head is Dead: By Shmuel Sackett

Back in the 60’s, the popular look for men was to have a greased head of hair. They used Vitalis or Lucky Tiger to keep their hair slicked back and looking good. In the early 70’s, Gillette changed all that […]

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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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Huckabee and His Support of Missionaries in Israel: By Shmuel Sackett

I do not own a television but I work out in a gym which does have a TV. As soon as I enter the gym, before getting ready to hit the weights, I switch the channel (usually at MTV) to […]

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Forgive Me, Land of Israel: By Shmuel Sackett

Yom Kippur is just a few hours away and we must be ready – on that great and awesome day – to beg forgiveness from the Almighty. Our holy Rabbis have taught us that while our Father in Heaven wants […]

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A New York Boy Becomes an Israeli Farmer: By Shmuel Sackett

Israel is the only country in the world where there are more trees in the ground by the end of each year than at the beginning! I am proud to say, that Baruch Hashem – in my small way, I […]

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Temple Mount: No Wedding by Correspondence: A Torah Thought for Parashat Re’eh by Moshe Feiglin

“But for the place that Hashem your G-d will choose, of all your tribes, to put His Name there, and you shall seek out His Divine Presence and you shall come to there.” (From this week’s Torah portion, Re’eh, Deuteronomy […]

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How to Live Longer: By Shmuel Sackett

It’s official! The World Health Organization just released its “Global Health Observatory” report and Japan is the #1 country with the longest life expectancy on Planet Earth! Yey… I always knew sushi was healthy!! According to the report, people tend […]

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Moshe Feiglin: Trump Dangerous for Israel

“The hopes that the Israeli Right is pinning on Donald Trump remind me of the longing for (Ariel) Sharon,” said Moshe Feiglin on Sunday. “A bulldozer without a driver will always run others over – wherever it is easiest.”
“Trump is […]

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Jews Must Battle Every Day: By Shmuel Sackett

The following article may sound like a “D’var Torah” – and you can read it at your Shabbos table if you like – but it is really a lesson in life. I have often asked myself, why it is important […]

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Israel Will Prevail: By Moshe Feiglin

I slightly envy the French. One mass murder on their soil (what we in Israel euphemistically call an “attack”) and it is clear to everyone there that they are in a war.
When the Oslo Accords fell upon us, crowded buses […]

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