Archive for the 'Israel’s Branding and Hasbara' Category

Video: 50 Ways to Stop a PA State

December 30th, 2012

Parsha Balak 5771: Historical Parallels — Toleration of Evil in the Camp: Then and Now

June 28th, 2011

by Moshe Burt Sefer Shem Mishmuel, translated to English by Rabbi Zvi Belovski (page 347), relates that: While journeying to meet …Balak, with the intention of cursing the …Jewish nation, …Bila’am had difficulties with his donkey. The animal kept stopping [or straying off of the path], frightened by an angel that Bila’am was unable to […]

Parsha Vayeira 5770: Stark Contrasts Between Chessed, the Ways of Sodom and Western Morality

October 31st, 2009

by Moshe Burt Our Parsha opens with Hashem, as we understand, visiting Avraham Aveinu on the 3rd day after Bris Milah, when Avraham was at the height of his pain following the circumcision, as Rashi indicates, “to inquire about his welfare.” (Metsuda Linear Chumash rendering of Rashi on Perek 18, posuk 1) It’s not like […]

Guess What: Barak, Not Shimshon Battalion, Politicized IDF!

October 29th, 2009

Commentary: Many of you may wonder why this blog has been silent for awhile, aside from the weekly Parsha HaShevua. Frankly, it’s been a case of basically the same recurrent news, day after day. How many times and in how many different ways can one comment on the same news, again and again with only […]

Peace House Eviction: “Shame on us, the Public, for Not Raising… to Prevent it.”

December 4th, 2008

. Michael Freund comments on today’s Yassamnik/IDF violent eviction of Jews from their Beit HaShalom homes; Treachery and Tyranny in Hebron, by Michael Freund (Israel National News) “The Labor party and Kadima are both sagging in the polls, and fear that parties such as Meretz will steal their thunder and their votes. It was an […]

The Golan and Leftist Abuse of Language and Morality

November 4th, 2008

. Commentary; Caroline Glick writes a damning indictment of the Left’s hypocrisy in assaulting language and, as a result, legality, morality and Jewish land and sovereignty. This post deals only with the hypocrisy regarding the left’s assault on legality, morality and Jewish land and sovereignty, although Glick drives home her point citing everything from feminist […]

Judaism, Torah and Israel’s Security Ditched by Israeli Governance

October 5th, 2008

. Commentary; In case this blog’s readers haver wondered about the dearth of commentary here, it is increasingly difficult to churn out thoughts regarding the myriads of ways in which religious Jews are being undermined and degraded and the ways in which Israel’s security and sovereignty is being damned by leftist elites and their cronies […]

“Truce” of Weakness Emboldens Terrorists, Schalit Further From Freedom

September 5th, 2008

. Commentary; The Olmert, Kadima, Barak, Livni, Yishai government of weakness, equivocation and partisan convenience has given up the store, the entirety of Israel’s diplomatic and military assets and set back Israel’s credibility to a historic low-point. Their lack of stregnth and principle has netted a minus in all areas, credibility, principle, hasbara and national […]

Why Israel’s Self-Inflicted Defeats in PR/Hasbara?

September 2nd, 2008

. One must wonder why the Dory Golds and Ashley Perrys are not among the movers and shakers of Israeli Hasbara, rather than the marginal literacy of Tzipy Livni and her foreign ministry of multi-religional, incompetent, incoherent and self-defeating attempts at branding and hasbara. What truly lies beneath the destructo nature of the foreign ministry […]

The Foreign Ministry and the Re-Branding of Israel; Again?

August 22nd, 2008

. On Wednesday evening, I was among 200 bloggers in Israel who attended Nefesh b’Nefesh’s first annual Bloggers Conference held at NBN offices in Givat Shaul. There was nothing much new to come out of the various panel discussions, Q & As beyond the opportunities for face-to-face, in-person networking amongst bloggers. But the deli and […]