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In the series "Postcards from Israel," Ari Bussel and Norma Zager invite readers throughout the world to join them as they present reports from Israel as seen by two sets of eyes: Bussel's on the ground, Zager's counter-point from home. Israel and the United States are inter-related - the two countries we hold dearest to our hearts - and so is this "point - counter-point" presentation that has, since 2008, become part of our lives.

Iran Demonstration – Los Angeles, Sunday, January 7, 2018

Totally Immersed A lot of work went into the Iran Demonstration in Los Angeles. For the ten days preceding the demonstration, all I heard from...
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Chanukkah – Christmas, 2016

In Israel, especially in Orthodox neighborhoods, there are candelabra at the balconies, protected by glass structures, illuminating the surroundings. For eight days, Israel is...
Seated in the center: LMU Campus Rabbi Zachary Zysman and Consul General of Poland Mariusz Brymora.

Kristallnacht 2016, 1939 Club Members Now Extinct

"And you will be mad of the sight of your eyes which you will see" (Deuteronomy 28:34)"And your life shall hang before you, and...

Israel, Yes, You Can: The Knockout

In a war one must fight. Abbas plays the long game, while the world reacts to the effects of his lies. Time to fight Abbas, and Israel-yes, you can!

The Youth Intifada: Palestinians Bred For Destruction

This is a religious war, to exterminate the Jews and create a land free of Jews. Does that sound familiar? Go back eight decades, the similarities are striking.

The First Sunday in October

Ari Bussel, with Jewish and Druze friends visits at Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem at Christ Church, near Jaffe Gate, in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Israelis at the wailing wall. Image by Aleks Megen from Pixabay

Jerusalem, Present Day: No Place is Safe

Those who chose to not prevent a crime will be brought to justice and prosecuted, but a complete societal change of stance, upbringing and values is needed.
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A Blood Sacrifice In Israel

Ari Bussel says it must have been preordained, that Jews and Christians will come together, the Saturday people and the Sunday people.
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Israel’s Capitulation in Seven Days

Israel capitulates to those who want to destroy her, and will keep suffering - by her own hands. She must wake up and realize that to win, she must fight!
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‘Too Little, Too Late’ – Response to Boycott, Divest and Sanction

Ari Bussel responds to the BDS movement, saying Israel has forgotten the lesson that victory much more difficult when you are always on the defensive.
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Pamela Geller – Two Sides of a Coin: To Speak or...

A commentary on Pamela Geller, who is not the enemy, she is the guard at the crosswalk, keeping a watchful eye over the children on their way to or from school.
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What People Said After Netanyahu’s Speech to a Joint Session of...

Netanyahu may not be Israel's Prime Minister after the March 17th election. But he should remain, to his last day, Israel's Messenger and Speaker. Undoubtedly, he is extraordinary at that.
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Iran’s Upper Hand – A Press Briefing with Minister Dr. Yuval...

It seems Iran has the upper hand, becoming accepted as part of the solution. It will all remain for Israel to act on her own, for her own survivability.
Israelis at the wailing wall. Image by Aleks Megen from Pixabay

Meddling at the Pond

My recommendation for anyone who cares: BE SURE TO VOTE! The coming election in Israel is most fascinating. The PM is going to America to act as a tool in the hands of the Republican-controlled Congress.
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Farewell to Netanyahu

Ari Bussel says the Netanyahu government was the longest-serving and likely one of the strongest in recent memory. But like all things, it must come to an end.
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Satan’s Ball: I Am Israel: Shouted Down At Every Turn

Part two of Ari Bussel's story, Satan's Ball, in which he represents Israel at a fake Peace in Israel/Palestine meeting which was in effect a destroy Israel meeting

Satan’s Ball: Ignoring And Excusing Hatred Against Israel

Of five panelists, the Lion of Judea, the thoughtful, believing, honorable Jew is no match for a panel and room full of haters, allowing hate speech to flow.

A ‘Palestinian Virus’ Attacks Israel

Sixty-four year old, as if its rebirth was just yesterday, Israel still feels young, strong and able to endure and withstand whatever comes about, resist whatever attacks it may suffer.
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Elusive Peace

Wake up and realize they are not talking about peace, but extinguishing this candle whose light has grown so strong over the past six and a half decades.

Is Israel Capable of Assessing a Threat?

It must have been more economical for the airlines to cancel tickets and deal with the demonstrations than to allow these activist-terrorists to fly.