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Nina B. Mogilnik
Jul 6, 2018, 12:22 AM
Fascists and Firefighters
There are few things in today's America that are surprising, I suppose. Americans' ignorance of history is legendary, so the unwillingness or inability of many to see what is being created (and what is being destroyed) before their eyes,...
Richard H. Schwartz
Jul 2, 2018, 11:09 PM
My Response to an Article Claiming “The Left is the Greatest Existential Threat Facing Israel”
This article is a response to an article, “The Left is the greatest existential threat facing Israel,” that appeared in the Arutz Sheva Israel National News publication on July 2, 2018. 1. A very strong majority of Democratic politicians strongly...
Jun 21, 2018, 11:59 PM
50 Years on Planet Earth
One hot evening in the west San Fernando Valley of Southern California 50 years ago, a pregnant Jewish mother of two was sitting on the hood of a blue 1963 Chevy Bel Air. There was no air conditioning in...
Jun 21, 2018, 7:01 AM
Nature Speaks — Listen! Lightning Has Something to Say
On the East Coast of the US we were inundated with unusually heavy rain throughout the late winter and spring, and even Israel has seen unseasonable rains recently. Yet even during the storms and in the brief glimpses...
Jun 19, 2018, 12:03 AM
There's no Planet B
All countries must support long-term structural change in energy systems worldwide
Jun 15, 2018, 3:48 PM
It’s raining in Israel, but I'm not relieved
There are agricultural reasons why summer rain is bad here, but it's the spiritual significance that has me losing sleep
Jun 13, 2018, 3:44 PM
How crowded is too crowded for Israel?
The challenge of population growth needs a new solution: sustainability
Richard H. Schwartz
May 15, 2018, 12:38 PM
Why Israel Should Not Be Lauding President Trump
Of course, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel; it always has been and always will be. But the vast majority of the world’s nations will not acknowledge this unless it is part of a negotiated agreement ending the Israeli/Palestinian...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
May 10, 2018, 2:57 AM
It seems that Orthodox Rabbis need to be confronted loudly
Changes in Jewish Law are needed, in order and possible, if only the rabbis specialized in Jewish Law had the guts - many have suggested. Yet, building Halachah is not a democratic process, so public pressure will not help -...
Apr 30, 2018, 10:14 AM
‘Cli-Fi’ is changing how sci-fi is viewed by the mainstream in 2018
Yes, in the past few years, worldwide, the rise of climate fiction (aka ''cli-fi'') has been changing how ''sci-fi'' is viewed by the mainstream media. Why? Because cli-fi is now valued by the literary establishment, and cli-fi novel and...