…and it is the Jews, who are marginalized! For those of you who have been reading what I have been writing over the past many years, you may be a little surprised (shocked?) to read the title of this post. Hang in there–it is not … Continue reading Yes, Indeed, Israel IS an Apartheid State
The scenes on the computer screen were vile. Men dressed in black and white, many with hats and tzitzit flying, were raging out of control against…no, not against a Shabbat violation; not against a man holding his wife as an aguna; not against an Arab … Continue reading The Response Needed to the Haredi Protests Against IDF
If you are a writer who writes a blog or some other form of social media writing with any frequency, you will probably see yourself in this post! Over the years, as I sit pondering what I will write on any given day, various ideas … Continue reading Titles with No Articles
The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, made an amazing statement the other day for which he deserves not only a lot of credit but our thanks as well. He stated: “…completely clear that the Temple that the Romans destroyed in Jerusalem was a Jewish temple.” … Continue reading Please Sign this Petition to Thank UN Sec’y General for His Temple Mount Comments
A few days ago, I posted a blog post about the fact that we have too much built-in sadness to the Jewish calendar. I discussed how, if it were in my power, I would eradicate most of the fast days and also restructure the calendar … Continue reading It is Time to Add Joy to Our Calendar!
A groundbreaking move in the area of Hasbara (public diplomacy; explaining Israel to the world) has recently hit the ground running. In their own words: Talk17 will allow the public to learn about Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria (“the West Bank”) – by providing TED-style talks … Continue reading Not the Same Old Talk! Meet TALK17
Until just a couple of weeks ago, the only whitefish I really ever heard of was the kind you sometimes find in a small plastic container that you ate with a meal of at kiddush. But, suddenly, there is a new whitefish to be reckoned … Continue reading Whitefish–No, not the Salad–the City in Montana