Category Archives: Egypt

Gird up your loins

US President Obama and UN President Ban Ki Moon, in cooperation with Turkey, Qatar and Hamas, are turning the thumbscrews on Israel, upping the political pressure. They are pushing for an unconditional ceasefire which has been coordinated with jihadi terror group Hamas, a ceasefire which would strengthen its hand in destroying Israel. So far five […]

Stumbling with the footmen

More than 2,600 years ago, the prophet sadly noted, “If you have run with footmen and they have tired you out, then how can you compete with horses? If you fall down in a land of peace, how will you do in the thicket of the Jordan?” (Jeremiah 12:5). Jeremiah was rebuking many of his readers […]

The prophetic arrow of victory

The war against the jihadi army of Hamas continues. Rockets continue to be fired at Israeli population centers. Israel’s Air Force (IAF), Army and Navy (IDF) are responding by targeting rocket launchers, weapons bunkers, command-and-control centers and top Hamas leadership. Over the past two days Hamas terror tunnels played a significant role in the fighting. […]

The casualties of war

Over the past few days, Egypt has brokered attempts to reach a ceasefire. Israel accepted the terms, while Hamas rejected them and continued (and even boosted) their rocket fire against Israeli civilians. Yesterday one Israeli, Doron Hanin (37-year old father of three) was killed by Hamas mortar fire into Israel as he was distributing chocolates […]

Drowning with Pharaoh’s army

As Passover quickly approaches, Jewish homes are filled with preparation – removing leaven, buying matzot and holiday food, girding up for the festive onslaught of guests. Visions of films like The Ten Commandments and Prince of Egypt dance through the heads of many Jewish boys and girls, while others dread the thought of having to […]

Mourning at Megiddo

Mourning at Megiddo In ancient times, the death of a Jewish leader brought on intense national mourning. Jeremiah describes it, “Focus in and call for the professional mourning women, that they may arrive. And send out for the skilled wailing women, that they may come … Yet listen, O women, to the word of YHVH, […]

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