November 20, 2017 by  

From the depths of Jerusalem to the moon and with exiles returning home, amazing news from Israel continues. Read more


November 17, 2017 by  

According to the dictionary definition, “revelations” are the act of making something known that was secret or a fact that is made known…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

November 11, 2017 by  

The dream of a re-established Jewish homeland enabled by Lord Balfour one hundred years ago is today a reality. Read more

Balfour at the Knesset

November 10, 2017 by  

An international conference discussing the significance of the Balfour Declaration has taken place at the Knesset in Jerusalem…reports Michael Kuttner. Read more

Demonisation and broken glass

November 10, 2017 by  

The resurgence of anti Jewish manifestations thinly disguised as anti Israel protests and the anniversary of Kristallnacht should remind us of the lessons which still need to be learnt…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

B & B – Beersheba and Balfour

November 3, 2017 by  

Two momentous anniversaries coincided within a few days of each other…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

A stone for Holocaust families

October 30, 2017 by  

Visiting Israel for the Anzac centenary commemorations, Peter Wise, Gary Weiss and Johnny Weiss, took the opportunity to dedicate a plaque at Yad Vashem in memory of their families murdered in the Holocaust. Read more

In the footsteps of heroes

October 30, 2017 by  

Among the thousands of visitors to Israel for the centenary commemorations of the Anzac liberation of Beersheba are Aborigine descendants of the original soldiers who took part in the battles. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

October 29, 2017 by  

One hundred years ago Anzac soldiers helped to liberate the yet unborn Jewish State from Ottoman oppression. Little did they realise what miracles would be forthcoming from the yet to be launched Israel. Read more

Missing in action

October 27, 2017 by  

Celebrations are an ideal opportunity for friends to gather and join in showing solidarity and friendship…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

October 21, 2017 by  

Discoveries, innovations and world “firsts” combined with other positive developments kick start the post (Jewish) New Year into high gear. Read more

Post holiday precipitation…writes Michael Kuttner

October 20, 2017 by  

On the last day of Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) we pray for rain over the forthcoming winter season. Read more

DIY – Do It Yourself…writes Michael Kuttner

October 4, 2017 by  

With the week long Festival of Sukkot upon us it is timely to acknowledge the DIY efforts which have coincided at this season. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

September 30, 2017 by  

While North Korea, Iran and the Palestinian Authority export terror, Israel is busy exporting life saving and life enhancing technology. Read more

New Year – what has changed?…asks Michael Kuttner

September 29, 2017 by  

With a New Year welcomed by Jews worldwide and Yom Kippur imminent, those who thought that a new era of tolerance and peace was about to dawn must surely be disappointed. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

September 16, 2017 by  

From here on earth to outer space, Israel continues to achieve great things benefitting not only its own citizens but humanity as a whole. Read more

Achievements and challenges…writes Michael Kuttner

September 15, 2017 by  

As we approach the High Holyday Festivals it is worthwhile to assess the achievements of the past year and the challenges looming in front of us for the year ahead. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

September 9, 2017 by  

Under reported by most of the world’s media, Israel continues to make positive advances in the fields of medical research while at the same time offering assistance to other countries. Read more

Caught by their own words and deeds…writes Michael Kuttner

September 8, 2017 by  

Once upon a time individuals making outrageous statements or engaged in dubious deeds could get away their actions because their behaviour went unreported. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

September 2, 2017 by  

Whether it’s helping the disadvantaged at home or abroad, Israel is setting an example. Read more

Failing grades…writes Michael Kuttner

September 1, 2017 by  

The long summer vacation is over and pupils are bracing for a reluctant return to school. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

August 26, 2017 by  

Not a week goes by when Israel does not contribute to the betterment of humanity. Here are some of the latest examples. Read more

They still don’t get it…writes Michael Kuttner

August 25, 2017 by  

Despite the recent terror events in Spain and elsewhere it is patently obvious that most politicians and communal leaders are still in a state of blissful self induced denial. Read more

If not now, then when?…asks Michael Kuttner

August 18, 2017 by  

There have been many instances in history when appeasement instead of action has resulted in carnage and catastrophe. Read more

Beyond the point of no return

August 11, 2017 by  

The recent foiling of a terrorist plot to blow up a plane in Australia has focused attention on the threat posed by radicalised citizens both at home and abroad…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand

August 6, 2017 by  

More proof that Israel is indeed a light unto the nations and that our presence here is ancient and incontrovertible…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

No longer home alone

August 4, 2017 by  

There are more than 6,300 lone soldiers currently serving in the IDF. Read more

Fuelling a failed enterprise

August 4, 2017 by  

Investors and entrepreneurs before contemplating their support for a new venture usually, if they are at all prudent, make sure that it is likely to succeed…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

July 29, 2017 by  

Some of this week’s good news which most probably never surfaced in your local media. Read more

The Scorpion and the Frog…writes Michael Kuttner

July 28, 2017 by  

This tale of duplicity has a moral which basically teaches us that what is fundamentally vicious will not change because one’s nature cannot be changed. Read more

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