This morning a 20 year old religious Jewish Israeli soldier was murdered by an Arab terrorist outside the Ofra community which is just north of Jerusalem. Elchai Toharlev, which translates into English as ‘LivingG-d PureHeart, together with a fellow soldier, was providing security at a bus stop-hitching station, protecting civilians from terrorists. An Arab terrorist, … More Jewish Lives Matter by David Wilder
The morning after the elections I woke up early and immediately made my way to the computer. It was five in the morning here – so it was ten o’clock in New York. The polls were just starting to show Trump pulling ahead. Glued to the screen, I almost did not move until nine in … More The Rise and Fall of Benyamin Netanyahu by David Wilder
David Wilder, the executive director of the Eretz Organization, and Professor Amihai Cohen, the director of the Amnon Lipkan-Shahak Program on National Security and Democracy at the Israel Democracy Institute, discuss what is the Regulation Law and its implications for the State of Israel. Jan 31, 2017, 4:15PM Rachel Avraham https://goo.gl/i5etID Photo Credit: Channel … More JerusalemOnline – Analysis: What is the Regulation Law and how will it affect the State of Israel?
This year, this week marks the 20th anniversary of the signing, Knesset vote and implementation of the so-called “Hebron Accords,” which, as a continuation of Oslo, split the city of Hebron. … More Twenty Years Later – We Overcame, We Persevered by David Wilder
King David wrote in the Book of Psalms, “Sur meRa v’ase tov” – which means, “Veer from evil and do good” (Psalms 34:15). This is an axiom whose purpose is to enable a framework of orderly life. That is, first prevent actions which are latently bad, and not only have no positive benefit to any … More An End to Chaos
Dr. Irving Moskowitz – Enveloped in a cloud of holiness At Ma’arat HaMachpela – with Hebron children (photos David Wilder) Much has been written by many people about Dr. Irving Moskowitz zt”l since notification of his passing late last week. I too wrote a short piece on Facebook: A Tzaddik has left this world for … More Dr. Irving Moskowitz – Enveloped in a cloud of holiness
An archeological timeline of eternityby David Wilder, Eretz.Org Erev Yom Hebron 2016 Archeologists Immanuel Eisenberg and David Ben-Shlomo had just about wrapped up the excavations. Their finds were admirable. This wasn’t Eisenberg’s first Hebron dig. Back in 1999, working on the northern edge of Tel Hebron, his finds could not be described as anything less … More An archeological timeline of eternity
According to stats released by the Israeli Defense Department:Since 1860:23,447 have been killed in war and battles,68 have been killed during the last year59 wounded in past years died of their woundsAt present there are 16,307 bereaved familiesOf them 9,442 are bereaved parents4,917 are widows1,948 are orphans (to age 30)2,756 have been killed in terror attacks31 have been killed during the last year379 have been … More A Giant He Will Be!
Passion, Vision, Hebron and Eretz YisraelDavid Wilder Eretz.Org13 Nisan 5776 – April 22, 2016 Erev Pesach – Passover Eve. In a few hours we will begin the first holiday ever celebrated by Am Yisrael, the Jewish people. As it is known, freedom from the … More Passion, Vision, Hebron and Eretz Yisrael
There are subjects which are difficult to think about. And also to talk about, or write about. Sometimes the issues are so complex that you’re not even 100% sure that you know what your opinion is, or whether you’re right or wrong.But then, such topics can reach a boiling point when you cannot avoid them.The … More Bushy beards and Bleeding Hearts