On the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur, a battalion physician speaks of his experience as a daily struggle for survival, requiring resourcefulness and strength despite the presence of fear and anxiety.
The latest Syrian crisis brings together Iranian ayatollahs, Republicans in Congress and President Barack Obama. Watching with great interest from the sidelines are Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Why are we so determined to remain indifferent in the face of the Syrian people convulsing to death from Sarin gas? I have no answer, but during this period of the High Holidays, we are obliged to confront this question.