Here is a fairly good video Docu-Drama about the real story of Hanukkah, based on the Books of Maccabees 1 & 2. … Continue readingThe Real Hanukkah Story
I was looking for something appropriate to read at the once-in-a-lifetime combination of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah dinner.The letter George Washington wrote on Aug. 18, 1790 to the Jewish Congregation of Newport fits perfectly. … Continue readingReadings for Thanksgivukkah #1
After Moses gets his instructions from the Burning Bush in Exodus 3 to lead the Israelites out of Egypt, he politely asks for its identity, like a secretary might askContinue readingIs God Abstract or Concrete?
I am never surprised to see an anti-Israeli editorial in the New York Times, but the Pinkwashing article this week by Sarah Schulman was probably the most ridiculous one I’ve seen in many years.Continue readingMost ridiculous editorial in NY Times
Someone recently uploaded a very interesting interview with Golda Meir from 1973: At about 2:00: she explains the history of the Palestinian claim to Israel. At about 6:30: she explainsContinue readingAn Interview with Golda Meir 1973
I have lived half my life in Israel and, so far, the other half in the U.S. (New York, to be more specific). In this blog, I’m going to capture some random thoughts on issues that seem relevant to me given this background … Continue readingLet’s get started