Sunday, September 19, 2010

Arba Minim Shuk in Yerushalayim

Sukkos (Sukkot) is in the air in Yerushalayim. Here are the sight and sounds of just one of the many large Araba Minim Markets that go up in Jerusalem those few days between Yom Kippur and Sukkos. This was in the market opposite Machane Yehuda.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

The Solution To Terror

The sign reads “Leader (or Exalted) of the Generation Rabbi Ovadya Yosef, Shlita: ‘FORBIDDEN to continue the freeze – we must build in the whole country.’”

Two points to whoever can dig up this old article – but around 13 years ago I spent a year here in Israel is Yeshiva. Bibi was Prime Minister then just like today. There was a headline in the Jerusalem Post that I loved so much I clipped it and hung it on my dorm room wall. The headline read:

PM: Solution to terror: Build and Settle.

Never were those words more true than today. Mr. Prime Minister, you had it right 13 years ago.