Archive for the 'Jews and “New Jews” (Israelis and Jews)' Category

Parshat Va’era 5772: Reconnecting the Disconnection From Jewish Power Sources — Then and Now

January 11th, 2012

by Moshe Burt At the conclusion of Parsha Shemos, Moshe and Aaron are confronted, upon exiting Pharoah’s Palace, by the B’nai Yisrael who are in deeper despair than before because of the increased workload, i.e. finding their own straw while the quotas remain the same, which resulted from Pharoah’s fury at Moshe’s first effort to […]

Bibi: Who’s Truth is “Our Truth”???

September 20th, 2011

Saw this headline in today’s Jerusalem Post: Netanyahu: It’s important that we tell ‘our truth’ at UN Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke at a pre-holiday gathering for Likud members on Tuesday evening, before his scheduled trip to New York to speak at the United Nations General Assembly. “I am going tonight to New York to […]

Rosh Hashana 5772: R’Amnon, Unesaneh Tokef and How We Stack Up vs Anti-Torah Governance?

September 20th, 2011

by Moshe Burt Each Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, we daven the Unesaneh Tokef as part of the Mussaf tefillah and, for a number of years, this author reiterates the background behind the Chief Rabbi of Mainz R’ Amnon and his composition of the Unesaneh Tokef. The story behind the Unesaneh Tokef tefillah (expressing the […]

Obama’s Cairo Speech, Policies and the Jews

June 8th, 2009

. Commentary: I am dispensing with the 3rd person “this author” on this one. America’s president Barack Hussein Obama has made his Cairo speech. Aside from the questions of what it’s decipherings, implications and deeper meanings and analysis could mean to Israel and to the Jewish world, the question is; What Should Hussein Obama’s Cairo […]

Vilna’i: All Israel in Range of Hamas, Hezbollah Rockets

April 24th, 2009

. Commentary: Boker Tov Am Yisrael! As if Vilna’i’s warning should come as any great shock to anyone with eyes, ears or a functioning brain in their head. But it just boggles the mind how the typical Yosef Q. Israeli doesn’t have his back up at the mal-feasance and non-feasance of successive governments, including Netanyahu, […]

Parsha Ki Tisa 5769 — Torah Principle, Immoral Law and Peer Group Pressure

March 7th, 2009

. By Moshe Burt For many years, since 1991 when Parsha Ki Tisa marked my son Philip’s Bar Mitzvah, I have spoken or written about a posuk in our Parsha which alludes to an event which is recorded in Torah 40 years later, in a subsequent Parsha. The posuk being referred to (Sh’mos, Perek 30, […]

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 […]

Young Soldiers Hoodwinked by Superiors to Guard During Federman Farm Pogrom

October 29th, 2008

. Commentary; Israel National News is reporting; … That yeshiva students in the Givati Brigade took part in the military operation to destroy the Federman-Tor farm and homes three nights ago? … Senior security commanders lied to them and told them they were participating in a mission to help catch a terrorist. Basically, IDF senior […]

Yassamnik Attack on Federman Home, Temple Institute Director Arrested

October 29th, 2008

. Commentary; The two news stories noted in the title of this piece may seem disparate on the surface, but they are paradigm in the systemic attempt of the Regime; the entrenched leftist, post-Zionist, political protexia, institutions and media pundits to foist and impose a credo of the “New Jew” on the masses of Israelis. […]

‘New Jews’: Neither Help Their People, Nor Fix the World…

September 4th, 2006

Breach in the Dam, By Ariel Beery (Jerusalem Post) Excerpts; Sociologist Steven M. Cohen has observed, there has been a marked drop in the obligation young Jews feel to put their fellow Jews first: Only one-quarter of Jews aged 35 to 44 strongly believe they “have a special responsibility to take care of Jews in […]