Vladimir “Ze’ev” Jabotinsky died 79 years ago this Sunday.
David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, served for about 13 1/2 years. It was a record that stood for 56 years until it was broken today.
A warning by an Israeli futurist and the Israel Builders Association last week which was meant to frighten is at the same time cause for celebration.
Israel celebrated Independence Day on Thursday. This year is its 71st.
Judaism is the only religion in which “remember” is a positive commandment. This may explain why the ceremonies built up around Holocaust Remembrance Day are so effective.
As I watched the Genesis spacecraft descend toward the moon. “The best thing that could happen now is that it doesn’t make it.”
Israel brought back the remains of IDF soldier Zachary Baumel, missing in action for 37 years.
CNN made the right move, though imperfectly, when it fired Marc Lamont Hill last week after he essentially called for Israel’s destruction.