Search
  • Aliza Davidovit

Open Letter to Sean Hannity — the 10th Iron Dome! by Aliza Davidovit

Not since “Schindler’s List” have so many names aspired to appear on a piece of paper as they aspired to appear on this thank you letter to you. Schindler’s list was 1200 strong and below you will also find 1200+ deeply grateful signatories—among them is the legendary Jackie Mason.

Mr. Hannity, on behalf my grassroots movement, GA-GA for Israel, our members and the 1200+ individuals of both the Christian and Jewish faiths, I would like to extend a profound thank you for your courageous and unrelenting support of the State of Israel. Your recent reporting from the Jewish Homeland was first class–as are you–and it offered a purview of Israel that other journalists rarely dare to show.

Sadly, amongst the casualties of this war launched by Hamas, is the truth, a casualty that even the wholly capable care not to resuscitate. But with God-like perseverance, you’ve done well to breathe life back into it, to resurrect it. You took your viewers on a brave and heartfelt journey from Hamas’s terror tunnels to Israeli-playground bomb shelters, from historic sights to the broken heart of an Israeli mother whose son was kidnapped and killed by Hamas.

In an ever increasing anti-Semitic world that is set on vilifying Israel, you humanized it and showed not only the duress under which Israelis are living as they scramble to bomb shelters and awake to sirens, but you also showed what a beautiful country it really is, God’s gem, proverbially flowing with milk and honey.

They say Israel has nine Iron Domes, but you Mr. Hannity are the tenth one as you persistently knock the lies and misinformation out of the air and shield Israel with the full force of your integrity, beliefs and honest news coverage. There is an expression in the Talmud which says, “If there are no men among you, BE ONE.” You have certainly stood out to be that man and a veritable mensch in an ever-growing gutless world where moral equivalencies are made between the victims and the perpetrators.


The State of Israel, America’s greatest ally, often feels like a single candle flickering in a tsunami of hate determined to snuff her out. And yet Israel is the only true democracy in the Middle East, one with a free and open press, one that protects the rights of women, minorities, homosexuals and all faiths unlike their surrounding neighbors who beat women into submission, stone adulterers, kill gays and burn down churches and oppress Christians. On a daily basis Israel is innovating world changing cures and technologies, from 3D printing to the endoscopy pill, PillCam, to devices that help the wheelchair-bound walk and the blind see. The Israeli army is among the first responders post-natural disasters around the globe, including after the earthquake in Haiti where their assistance was indispensable.

If only Israel’s enemies would engage themselves in such positive pursuits instead of perpetually conspiring to wipe Israel off the map, they would certainly do better for themselves and their people. Instead of laboriously digging tunnels to import weapons of terror, which they launch indiscriminately at civilian targets, let them build infrastructure and a future for the next generation of Palestinians. If a tree grows in Brooklyn it can grow in Gaza too, if only they’d plant one!

And so Mr. Hannity it is with the deepest of gratitude, appreciation and reverence that we thank you for your support, your decency and your valiance and for seeing that aforementioned beauty in Israel that too many choose to ignore. Your actions have truly resonated in our hearts and your steadfast friendship gives us great comfort that we do not stand alone. May God’s own words be the last here and fill all your days, “I will bless those who bless you.”

Gratefully yours, in the spirit of Schindler’s grateful,

Aliza Davidovit Founder/President

Rhoda Sonken Administrator

Ga-Ga for Israel: Put Israel’s best Face Forward was founded in 2008 by journalist Aliza Davidovit to celebrate Israel’s 60th birthday and its heroes. The purpose of the group now is to show the beautiful face of Israel and its people and to publicize the radiant lights that shine forth from Zion.

Aaron Berger Aaron Biterman Aaron Davidovit Abie Betesh Ablaisa Meininger Abraham I. Sokol Adam Jacobs Adam Kegel Adam Mitchell Neijna Adele Bloom Adina Straus Adina Talkov Aharon Liebersohn Alan Abrams Alan Swan Alan Wilzig Albert Antebi Albert Srour Alessia Vivanti Alex Schlesinger Alex Sternberg Alina Vinokurov Alireza Srivastava Alisa Daniel Ziff Alisa Lewin-Waldman Alisa Majer Aliyah Ben Aliza Davidovit Aliza Nerenberg Allan Ellison Allan Schwarz Allen Kopelman Amador Rivera Amanda Karabel Amanda Perl Amir Levy Ammi Jana Brooks Amy Arnold Katz Andee Goldman Andra Sirt Ventrelli Andrea Szilagyi Andrew Lilien Andy Feinberg Angel Dawn Angel Rae Shane Angela Drannikov Angela Hill Weber Aniko Musztrai Anita Kristin Holstad Anita Meneghin Ann Grody Elk Anna Crissi Lebhar Anna Sussman Anne Bowman Causey Anne Julienne Annette Dragif Daiagi Annette Modien Annette Stringer Annie Phillips Annie Tadmor Anthony Lee Wheeler Anzhelika Khalemsky April Kupferman Arandong Ngocheck Ari Lubowicz Ari Zeltzer Ariel Claude Ariel Buberman Ariel Claude Ariella Mechoullam Arnie Abrahams Arnie Goldman Art Fried Artie Brown Artie Cabasso Arye L Ben Harav Asaf Menashe Asareuben Wallace Asher Brummel Asher Schapiro Ashley Forsythe Asi Gabriel Darmon Audrey Vaz Ava Heller Avi Arbiv Avi Azoulay Avi Dobuler Avi Dorfman Avi Grossman Avi Hersh Avi Ickovich Avi Shamalov Avigail Avra’m-Hopke Aviva Ishai Avner Hazan Avrohom Hecht Azari Benjamin Aziza Lumbroso Bar Ezra Barb Hoagland Julian Barbara Jean Barbara Meier Barbara Thun Last Barbara Tuttle Barbie Ann Burrow Bari Hyman Barri York Ardizzone Barry Fineman Barry Hurwitz Barry Morgenstein Barry Varkel Barry Wacholder Barry Zbar Baruch Herzfeld Bat Zion Susskind-Sacks Batsheva Sella Batya White-Novogroder Batya Yarmish-Gluck Bec Eichler Ben Sassler Ben Seligson Ben Sharir Bennett Kirschner Bernard Broome Bernard Pannagl Bernie Buckle Beryl Bouknight Arbaugh Beth Feldman Beth Fish Beth Tache Beth Wrobel Betsy Ann Bloom Bev Corbin Beverly Volpe Bill Fuller Blima Lorber Bob Pop Bob Schneider Bobbie Skinner Bonnie Elske Bonnie Rapaport Libman Bonnie Singer Brenda Aartsen Brenda Baker Brenda Jean Coor Brenda Roane Brett Cohen Brian Hoffman Brian Seetner Brittany Pekeles Brittney Davis Bruce Flohr Bruce Robinson Bruce Weinberg Bruno Ceniccola Bryan Avila Butch Burgin Callie Benoit Candice Schaffer Carl Irwin Carmel Carlson Carmela Bar Carmen Rosa Sotomayor Carmen Senker Carol Feldman Schwam Carol Ferrara Carol Horowitz Taddonio Carol Kressner Patelsky Carol Lampert Barrish Carol Newman Carol Rosenthal Missry Carol Tryansky Carole Zuckerman Caroline Hinnant Cassandra Stein Cathy Bullock Lee Cathy Carver Cathy Seetner Cathy Seetney Celia Handwohl Cema Milicich Chad Lincoln Chad Rogowicz Chana Engel Chana Rivka Yakovov Channie Kahan Charles Goldman Charles Harding Charles Konovitch Charles Wagner Chaya Margelit Hoffman Chérie Akiva Cherie Horn Cherie Lewis Cherie Word Cheryl Asher Blake Cheryl Giddings Reed Cheryl Herman Willinger Cheryl Hoine Cheryl Mavrikos Cheryl Pearson Cheryl Shoshy Goldberg Chip Siperli Chloé Simone Valdary Chris Crossont Chris Dudley Chris Sirianni Christopher Blanton Chuck Rosenthal Cindy Katz Cindy Kimmel Swartz Clare Hallahan Farragher Claudio Stivelman Claudy Daner Cleo Austein Colin J Ely Connie Bruccoleri Esposito Corey Breier Cowfy Kaufman Creed LeMarr Sr. Dalia Pytel Daliah Walfish Myers Dan Shainberg Dan Wade Dana Bitton Cohen Dana Goodman Thomas Dana Levin Gribble Dana Sheffler Poff Dani Fid Daniel Ashkenazy Daniel Cohen Daniela Harari Daniella J Ben Daniella Yermyiev Danielle Ben Shoshan Danielle Mayo Danny Harper Danny Leibowitz Danny Nachmani Danny Reiss Daphna Shahar Daphne Orenshein Dariush Hosravi Darrell Pryor Dave Gitlin Dave Weinbaum David Ben Hooren David Benghazi Brayton III David Blaski David Borowich-Ya’ari David C. Fischer David Clark David Daitchman David Double U David Frazier David Goldenberg David Hobrath David Hornik David Hunt David Jones David Kirkpatrick David Lazar David Pere David Perkins-Mayville David Piekarsky David Sadek David Sage David Shock David Silverstone David Sloan David Weiss David-Seth Kirshner Davira Reichman Bareli Dawn Ayelet Fredriksen Dean Zelikovsky Debbie Behar Debbie Kohn Sirt Debbie Rosenthal Beznovsky Debbie Stone Debby Biskin Flancbaum Debby Nazarian Debee Gaines Steingart Debi Basch-Rudensky Deborah Elizabeth Byers Debra Pagan Dee Lazenby Delores Right Denise Blank Landman Denise Harper Denise Mackler Denise Russell Denise Suberi Kaslow Denise Zelikson Dennis Damountainman Allan Desire Sakkal Devo Schiffer Devorah Tikvah Devory Heinrich Devraj Roy Di Solomon Diana Heres Diana L Stratton Diane Bederman Diane L Silverman Diane Pruslin Berdugo Diane Solomon Diane Young-Mozzone Dina Stein Doc Gillenwater Dolores Testerman Don Spilky Don Wetteland Donald Dean Donna Gibson Donna Marie Majoros Oswald Dorith Carmeli Dorothy Rachel Leah More Dory Leviashvili Doug Young Douglas Kammerer Dov Benson Dovi Dabach Goldberg Dovid Patrick Dowid Mosha Dreama K Malik Earle Benghazi Smith Ed Rosen Ed Waterman Ed Will Edgar Hess Edward Codack Eileen Per Eileen Stoughton Tarkett Hartenstine Eitan Horovitz Elaine Davis Whinston Elena Babat Elena Gazarkh Eli Brad Ezra Eli Katz Eli Pinsky Eliane Benzecry Karr Elina Bruk Elissa Friedner Eliyah Ellie Ruby Sharon Elizabeth Farkas Elizabeth Homans Ellen Bank Stoever Ellen Gozansky Malka Ellen Malka Ellio Lumbroso Elliot Auerbacher Elliott Gordon Ely Doron Elyse Margolis Dermer Emanuel Karmely Emanuel Shalmiyev Benyaminov Emmy Libraro Eric Gallagher Eric McNett Erica Mathieson Langston Erick Stakelbeck Erik Dabach Ernie Karkoukly Errol Eisner Esther Olga Byalik Esther Samama Esther Schiff Fox Esti Plushnick Esti Prager Estie Zevuloni Ethel Bruck Leibowitz Etta Chaya Brummel Eva Furniture Eva Kourampi Rosenberg Eva Levitis Eva Lowe Ezra Benjamin Ezra Freidlander Faina Milman Felice Lindenbaum Fern Kalb Fora Islamismo Nazismo Comunismo Fraidy Gross Myski Fran Shulman Nudelman Francine Chana Bork Frank Coley Frank Incremona Frieda Cohen Frieda Mehrel Gabriel Daner Gabrielle Berlyne Gail Appel Gali Milbauer Garth Kahn Gary Bloom Gary Neely Gary Salvit Gena Dupuis Abramov Geneeva Snow George Dwosh Georges Piriou Gerri McDaniel Gil Bousquet Gina Diane Garcia Giorgio Manuli Gitti Grimm Glenn Eisenberg Glenn Humphreys Gloria Mintz Gordon David Bowers Greg Geller Gregory Krabbe Grissell Galya H.M. Hellman Haim Barak Haim Howard Hamutal ‘Sheetrit’ Dekel Hanna Beth-el Harley Lippman Harry Kindred Jr. Harry Leibowitz Harvey Norton Helen Newman Helen Notwich Vilenski Helen Pechman Blazer Henry B. Torn Henry Eichler Henshi Gorodetsky Herb Glatter Hermione Shalvah Du Toit Hersch Ziani Heshy- Sora Mandel Howard D Harris Howard Konikoff Howard Levene Howell Selburn Hyla Goldstein Spagat Ida Dubrofsky Igor Buberman Inbal Levy Fayer India Watson Ira Freedman Ira Joel Herson Ira Lebowitz Ira Letofsky Iris Fernhoff Marek Iris Frances Zaft Irit Gal Irving Leb Isaac Ickovich Isaac Marcos Rodriguez Israel Joffee Itamar Gnatt Ivy Wolpin Hofmann Izabella Mantzur Jack Halpern Jack Hansen Jack Holley Jackie Hughes Jackie Mason Jackie Rubenstein Golub Jaclyn Mascheck Jacob Schraeter Jacob Widroff Jacqueline Landau Jacques Cohen Jacques Hadida Jacqui Schiff Saunders Jade DeVries Jake Deck James Burrows James Campbell Fern James Greenlaw James Heavey James Pollock Jana Ronen Jane O’Brien Jane Ronec Janice Attia Janie Hinnant Goldie Janina Rubacha Jason James Britt Jason Kranzberg Jason Morgan Jason Oelrich Jay Cohen Jay Deg Jay G. Levine Jayden David Jean Easter Jean Gilles Jeanette Archie Jeanne Chibnik Jeannie Marie Jeff Erb Jeff Stern Jeff Ward Jeff Werner Jeffrey Burbank Jeffrey Feder Jennie Brown Busteed Jennie Clement Jennifer Berger-Diack Jennifer Green Leikam Jeff Hornick Jennifer Lubeck Carter Jennifer Mandel Sokolsky Jennifer Sass-brown Jennifer Stypel Jerome Scherr Jerri Schwartz-Reich Jerry Aloof Jerry Israel Jerry Polaniecki Jessa Levy Jesse M. Stoddard II Jessee Leibowitz Jessica Kordansky Jessica Lentz Jessica Wachsman J