Monthly Archives: March 2015

Casting nets and catching little fish

Forget about the Iranian threat, the rising cost of living or the new attack tunnels being built by Hamas on the Gaza border. The Israel Police are tackling head-on a real menace to our peace and security – high-school kids … Continue reading

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Public Security – Always the bridesmaid of ministries

As you probably noticed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Right survived Election Day intact, emerging victorious despite an attack by Arab hordes (i.e. “voters”) descending on polling stations by the busload. By Monday evening President Reuven Rivlin had received … Continue reading

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One step forward for police, two steps back

(This post originally appeared as a column in the Jerusalem Post weekend magazine on February 26th, 2015) Congratulations are in order for Gila Gaziel, who became the highest-ranking woman in the Israel Police on Sunday, when she was made the … Continue reading

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