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

Prepare for the overdue “big one”

July 13, 2018 by  

Anticipated major earthquakes both geophysical and political are long overdue…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

July 7, 2018 by  

In Israel, summer has kicked in with cloudless skies, soaring temperatures and schools out for at least eight weeks…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Penalty shootouts…writes Michael Kuttner

July 6, 2018 by  

In the final rounds of the FIFA world cup, results must be decisive. Read more

On the other hand

July 1, 2018 by  

Between the soccer world cup and a visit from Prince William, Israelis have had more than enough inducement to keep them in a state of continuing excitement…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Otherwise occupied

June 29, 2018 by  

In 1066 William the Conqueror invaded England and “illegally” occupied the country…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

June 23, 2018 by  

FIFA world cup competitions, known as Mondial here, are in full swing with teams from many countries striving to become champions of soccer…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Double speak needs to be challenged

June 22, 2018 by  

George Orwell hit the nail on the head when he stated: “The further society drifts from truth the more it will hate those that speak it”…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

June 16, 2018 by  

The fight against terror demands an innovative involvement to ensure that Israel is always at least a few steps ahead of those who wish to harm us… writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Israeli youngsters score another first

June 15, 2018 by  

The first ever Israeli school tag rugby championship organized by the Israel Rugby Union (IRU) was recently held at the Wingate Sports Institute…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Gaza scams continue aided and abetted by UN

June 15, 2018 by  

One of the longest running fraudulent schemes in recent times must surely be the continuing international funding of the terrorist entity known as Gaza…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Mama Mia…writes Michael Kuttner

June 11, 2018 by  

We have just returned from a most relaxing vacation in Lake Garda, Northern Italy…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

If at first you don’t succeed…writes Michael Kuttner

May 31, 2018 by  

First there were rockets. Then terror tunnels dug underneath Israeli houses. This was followed by kidnappings and explosive devices. In between there were frogmen trying to infiltrate from the sea and misnamed aid flotillas trying to smuggle in forbidden items to Gaza. Lately there have been flaming kites setting fire to wheat fields and forests. Read more

On the other hand

May 26, 2018 by  

Things are hotting up in this part of the world. Summer is kicking in with rising temperatures while regional troublemakers are ensuring that things remain at boiling point. Despite these climatic and political impediments the start up nation continues to thrive. Read more

Chutzpah unlimited

May 25, 2018 by  

We live at a time when even the most outrageous behaviour is accepted as normal…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

May 18, 2018 by  

With the international media in full flow presenting distorted news about developments in Israel here is an opportunity to learn about some positive developments not likely to hit the headlines in your local news media. Read more

Abbas and Hamas stage non-peaceful rage

May 18, 2018 by  

As per the pre-determined script designed for media and gullible politicians alike, Jerusalem Day and shifting the US Embassy to the Capital produced the desired results…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Mazaltov! Michael Kuttner in Israel watching Eurovision Song Contest

May 14, 2018 by  

What a way for Israel to start a week in which we celebrate reunited Jerusalem and the opening of the US Embassy in our Capital. Read more

On the other hand

May 13, 2018 by  

The headlines may be full of Iranian duplicity and excitement about transfer of the American Embassy to Jerusalem but undetected by the media is news about more discoveries, innovations and positive developments issuing forth from Zion. Read more

The land of Zion and Jerusalem

May 11, 2018 by  

These final words of Hatikvah, Israel’s National Anthem resonate as never before in a week when the flawed Iranian nuclear deal gets Trumped, we celebrate Jerusalem Day and the shift of the US Embassy to the Capital…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

May 6, 2018 by  

In a week when Iran was caught yet again with its fingers in the cookie jar and our peace partners once more showed their true intentions it is refreshing to learn about some positive developments which impact our lives.

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Living in interesting times…writes Michael Kuttner

May 4, 2018 by  

This ancient Chinese blessing or curse is certainly applicable in this part of the world where there are definitely no dull moments. Read more

On the other hand

April 28, 2018 by  

Israel is being inundated by a rare spring rain storm accompanied by thunder, lightening, hail, torrential rain and flash floods. Damage and fatalities have ensued. Read more

Anzac Day in Jerusalem

April 27, 2018 by  

The Commonwealth War Memorial Cemetery in Jerusalem was the site of the annual Anzac Day commemoration. Read more

Out of all proportion

April 27, 2018 by  

We are admonished almost on a daily basis that our reaction to any threat or terror must be “proportional.” Read more

On the other hand

April 21, 2018 by  

We are privileged to be living at a time to witness the miraculous restoration of Jewish sovereignty in our ancestral homeland and the ingathering of our dispersed people from all parts of the globe. Read more

Who would have believed it?

April 20, 2018 by  

“Independence is never given to a People – it has to be earned and once earned must be defended.” Read more

On the other hand

April 15, 2018 by  

In the aftermath of the Shoah the expectation was that the Jewish People would take generations to recover from this catastrophic experience…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Out of the shadows

April 13, 2018 by  

Once upon a time not so long ago public manifestations of hatred against Jews lurked mainly in the shadows…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

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