Welcome to a new and improved Israel Outlook. How is it improved? Well, I’ve started writing again. THAT’s an improvement. Since the loveliest woman on the planet entered my life, I’ve not really had much to say, except “yes, dear.” Life has been good, and I don’t write much when that happens to me. Life … Read more Read Someone Else
I love psychology. It’s like watching an immense train wreck. No, no, I do NOT love train wrecks. They are horrifying, so maybe I should explain. A lot of the time, there is only one train track that serves two directions of travel. This means that the track operators need to be organized enough to … Read more What a Train Wreck
I wrote about my friend the assassin because she represents the incredible moral dilemma that Israel struggles with every day. My friend has strong moral values. She loves her mother and brothers. She would make a great mother. In fact, I can’t imagine too many who would be more loving and devoted to her kids. … Read more No Place to Go
I was talking to Yosi a couple days ago, and he said, “you hafta put this quote in your blog.” I responded, “Yeah, but where did you get it?” “A friend of mine. An Arab Muslim.” I still didn’t want to put it in, but I wrote it down anyway and promised to think about … Read more Isn’t Islam Wonderful?
What bother’s me about the Ohio woman’s comment is its commonality. Her comment evokes a sentiment that is sweeping the US and her allies. It is true that no one likes or wants war. People get hurt and things get broken.Â Neighbors and friends and family are put in harm’s way. The husband of aÂ cousin is … Read more Because They Know the Price of Freedom