The Hebrew month of Elul, is one in which the entire Jewish people prepare for the coming High Holy Days. In the Sephardic tradition, Jews gather at midnight to recite selichot – prayers for forgiveness. Here, one or two of them show up at Jerusalem’s Western Wall.
For more than 120 days, Gazan terrorists have sent incendiary kites and balloons toward Israel. The ecological damage that these devices have done – with flammable materials attached to their tails – is appalling. Thousands of acres of arable land will take a decade or more to recover. During this period, Israeli wildlife has also… Read more »
The Caspian Sea in Central Asia is bordered by five countries – including Russia and Iran. The sea is thought to contain a great deal of natural resources – part of the reason for the recent impasse. On Sunday, an agreement was signed, which allowed Turkmenistan to build an oil pipeline across it to supply… Read more »
It is as if storming the border fence and sending hundreds of missiles to Israel was not enough. Now, Hamas – the terrorist organization that runs the Gaza Strip – is targeting Israeli cell phone users. They have created a fake Red Alert app – much like the ones that warn Israelis of incoming rocket… Read more »
Is a potential crocodile crisis looming on the horizon? An Israeli man in the West Bank, took possession of several crocodiles in the mid-1990’s to establish a small farm. Due to their rapid breeding there are now hundreds of them. They are a protected species, so can neither be killed for their meat nor their… Read more »