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Sep 18, 2021, 1:51 PM
Will Somebody Please Tell Us The Truth
As every morning, today I turned on the news to get caught up on what’s been going on. So you can imagine my response when rather than hearing the latest stories and events, I, instead, heard the discovery of...
Sep 13, 2021, 10:19 PM
Is America Mortally Wounded or Can She Come Back?
I suppose I shouldn’t have been shocked to, yet again, view the 9/11 footage which we just saw a couple of days ago as we commemorated the 20th anniversary of the greatest attack ever perpetrated on America, but, each...
Sep 12, 2021, 10:59 PM
The Inhumanity of Some of Humanity
This morning, I woke up to the news that some Hollywood elites and late-night comedians have suggested that the unvaccinated not be admitted to hospitals in order to receive needed healthcare should they become infected with the Covid virus. It’s...
Sep 1, 2021, 9:48 PM
The Generational Divide – What Ours Has that Theirs is Missing
In just a couple of months I’ll be 70, so the fact that one of my closest friends/confidantes is actually 33 defies the premise of this piece. It’s a mystery worth exploring to understand how important components of my generation...
Aug 24, 2021, 10:26 PM
Why Some Israeli Parents Will Become Their Kids’ Teachers
It was always the rare case for Israeli parents to feel that homeschooling was their best option. By and large, they trusted the public school system, perceived that social interaction with other children is an asset, and most of...
Aug 18, 2021, 10:44 PM
Being Faithful to Israel While Being Faithful to Ourselves In the Age of Covid
As most of us are daily being inundated with so much troubling and disturbing information, not only concerning Covid but also the response and subsequent policies of our government, we almost need a special GPS to help navigate our...
Aug 11, 2021, 12:15 PM
Maternal Bloodline vs. Paternal Bloodline
Why is the Maternal Bloodline More Important than the Paternal Bloodline? By Cookie Schwaeber-Issan It’s always been odd to me that in Judaism, the ethnicity of one parent automatically makes you Jewish while the ethnicity of the other parent does not. According...
Aug 5, 2021, 10:34 PM
An Open Letter to Ayelet Shaked
Do You Even Know What You’ve Inherited? Although I know little about you, the fact that you are the new head of the Interior Ministry is like a breath of fresh air when compared to your predecessors who held the...
A former Jerusalem elementary and middle-school principal and the granddaughter of European Jews who arrived in the US before the Holocaust. Making Aliyah in 1993, she is retired and now lives in the center of the country with her husband.