On the other hand

November 17, 2018 by  

Having endured several days of bombardment by rockets from Gaza the long-suffering residents of southern communities now face an uncertain temporary ceasefire…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Postponing the inevitable again

November 16, 2018 by  

If ever you needed an example of how misguided appeasement inevitably makes a situation worse, the current terror from Gaza is the perfect proof…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

November 10, 2018 by  

How many times do you read, hear or see positive news in the general media about the contributions that Israel is making to humanity? Read more

On the other hand…Michael Kuttner

November 3, 2018 by  

It seems almost unbelievable that in a week when Jewish worshippers were gunned down in the USA there should be any good news to report…but what about a 95-yr-old enjoying his first sky dive and a revolutionary way to store food? Read more

A never ending battle…writes Michael Kuttner

November 2, 2018 by  

The massacre of Jewish worshippers in a Pittsburgh Synagogue has shattered any illusion that “it can’t happen here.” Read more

On the other hand

October 28, 2018 by  

Jordan wants to cancel part of its “peace” treaty with Israel. Abbas follows suit and threatens to abrogate signed agreements. Hamas and Hezbollah feverishly prepare to amass stockpiles of rockets targeting Israeli civilians…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Squalls on the horizon

October 26, 2018 by  

We are slowly transitioning from summer to autumn and if past performance is anything to go by winter will arrive with a bang…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand…Michael Kuttner

October 21, 2018 by  

Hamas exports rockets by firing them at Israeli civilian targets. Read more

Chelm is alive and well…writes Michael Kuttner

October 19, 2018 by  

Chelm was a mythical Yiddish-speaking town which had a disproportionate share of shlemiels and shlemazels whose mind-boggling stupidity provided an endless source of merriment and mirth. Read more

On the other hand

October 14, 2018 by  

In Israel, temperatures are cooling as we head into autumn, (or fall if you are American), and with the Chagim over, a working week has returned to a more normal six days…writes Michael Kuttner.  Read more

On the frontline

October 12, 2018 by  

The Jewish People have been on the frontline throughout their long three thousand years history…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

October 6, 2018 by  

A common phrase in Israel whenever one wants to get something done is “acharei ha’chagim” which means “after the holidays…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Annual UN carnival

October 5, 2018 by  

Coinciding with the High Holyday period in our calendar is the annual carnival of farce and hypocrisy known as the UN General Assembly…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

From Munich to Oslo and beyond

September 28, 2018 by  

If anyone believed that the New Year would usher in an era of peace and harmony they should have had their fantasies rudely shattered…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

September 9, 2018 by  

There is no better way to end this year and start a new one than by acknowledging more good and positive news. Read more

Annual accounting…writes Michael Kuttner

September 7, 2018 by  

Well run businesses and enterprises undertake annual stocktaking in order to assess past performances, current achievements and future prospects. Read more

On the other hand

September 2, 2018 by  

As we stand on the cusp of a new year with all its challenges we can take comfort in the knowledge that Israel’s commitment to advancing and improving lives at home and abroad will remain constant…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Fickle friends…writes Michael Kuttner

August 31, 2018 by  

Throughout our very long history, with a few exceptions, we have been abandoned by those who claimed to be our “friends.” Read more

On the other hand

August 26, 2018 by  

The long hot summer school vacation is slowly winding down..writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Left unchallenged this sickness is fatal

August 24, 2018 by  

Any malady which is not seriously treated can soon develop into major life threatening diseases with fatal results…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

August 19, 2018 by  

The fake cease fire with Hamas spreads an illusion that peace and quiet is breaking out…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Hamastan – enough already

August 17, 2018 by  

If you lived next to neighbours whose sole aim was to murder you and in furtherance of that objective burnt your property on a daily basis, how long would it take before you decided to put an end to these terror acts?…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

August 12, 2018 by  

Rockets from Gaza are raining down on Israeli communities in the south of the country…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Promised destination…writes Michael Kuttner

August 10, 2018 by  

Those who are regular Synagogue attendees will know that at the moment we are reading and making our way through the Book of Devarim. Read more

On the other hand,,,

August 5, 2018 by  

Tourist numbers have been setting records with visitors arriving in Israel from all parts of the world…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Abbas, PA & UN – perfect partners

August 3, 2018 by  

For far too long the United Nations and its associated organisations have given Abbas and his terrorist supporting authority a free pass to pursue the most outrageous acts…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

July 29, 2018 by  

While the rest of the world was busy as usual obsessing negatively over Israel we were occupied with welcoming new immigrants and innovating…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

What’s all the fuss about?

July 27, 2018 by  

This past week has witnessed a volcanic eruption of hypocrisy, falsehoods and double standards on a massive scale…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand…

July 22, 2018 by  

Mourning for the destruction of Jewish independence and the Temples is now behind us. We have proven that we can overcome tragedies. Israel’s breathtaking achievements continue to amaze…reports Michael Kuttner. Read more

The other hand

July 14, 2018 by  

The long school vacation has started and summer is well and truly in full swing. Students and their parents may be in holiday mode but the pace of positive achievements shows no sign of slowing down…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

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