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Nov 9, 2016, 11:19 PM
It’s Called Democracy
I'm getting really sick of these hysterical pronunciations of doom. Lets stop and take stock for a moment. Trump is not the first, nor will he be that last candidate prophesied to be the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. People panic...
Aug 28, 2016, 7:19 PM
Jews Are Funny
Jews are funny. That's not meant as an insult. It's a statement of opinion which you may agree with or disagree with after hearing the following story: Today as I walk back from my local shopping center I pass through a door...
Aug 7, 2016, 6:48 AM
The Decline of Rome and of America
The adage "Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it" is so amazingly common it's practically become a cliche when brought up in articles and yet, in an article comparing Rome and America, I feel that it needs to...
Jul 3, 2016, 10:50 PM
I Can’t Close My Eyes
I'm sitting here in front of the computer screen, thinking of what to write, wanting to say something about the Titan that was Elie Wiesel but finding that it has already been expressed a hundred times a hundredfold better...
Jun 29, 2016, 1:15 PM
How Game of Thrones Made Me Think about the Separation of Church and State
I should probably put a warning right up here that this article contains spoilers for the sixth season of the popular show Game of Thrones. That done, a quick recap, because despite people's varied opinion on the way the writers...
Jun 15, 2016, 11:38 PM
Terror, Weeds and the Attack in Orlando
This week I think it's fair to say that the entire world was shocked by the events at the bar in Orlando. The horror of the massacre perpetrated by a hating individual casts a violent shadow across all of us. To whomever...
May 26, 2016, 11:40 AM
It’s About Time To Discuss The Death Penalty.
With right wing Yisrael Beytenu's inclusion, under the leadership of Avigdor Lieberman, into the government block, the question of capital punishment for terrorism has come to the forefront of the Israeli political consciousness. Leftists are already preemptively crowing over the trampling...
May 19, 2016, 3:47 PM
What is Apartheid and What is this BDS?
For a long time I've been bothered by two things (among all the other hundreds that usually bother me). The claim that Israel is an Apartheid state and the sanctions the BDS is trying to affect upon the state. To me...
May 15, 2016, 2:34 PM
Because My Strength Lies In History
It's always awkward when one hits a writers block. All of a sudden words and concepts that flowed freely before seem to become dammed up within you. You get an idea and then disregard it, you find it hard to single...
May 7, 2016, 10:59 PM
How Liberalism has become the new Fundamentalism
Over this weekend I was foolish enough to open the paper and read several articles detailing the growing rift between the Liberal Democrats in America who support Bernie Sanders and the Liberal Democrats who support Hillary Clinton and the...
Yochanan Brody, 23, was born and raised in Israel to immigrant parents. He is a collector of antiques and oddities, a massive bibliophile and an amateur historian.