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Oct 14, 2021, 9:08 PM
One of my close friends is really smart – not because she has a Master’s Degree in molecular biology but, because as any good scientist, she does her own research to arrive at real conclusions about what’s true and...
Oct 11, 2021, 10:35 AM
The Aliyah Hype
If you had the foresight to move to Israel 30, 20 or even 10 years ago, you might be feeling pretty good about your decision right about now! Why, you may ask? Because, compared to today, back then it...
Oct 8, 2021, 2:51 PM
Israel Has a Parenting Problem
Eilat is the coveted vacation spot of Israel – an incredible oasis bordering on Egypt and Jordan. A real gem studded with 5-star hotels, major attractions including glass bottom boat cruises, coral reef snorkeling and top-notch restaurants, it’s the...
Oct 3, 2021, 10:41 AM
The Necessity of Courage in Today’s World
Today I had a discussion with an Israeli about an all-too common phenomenon that is taking place almost daily in the US. I explained what I’d seen on television that morning - bystanders filming young people who enter stores...
Sep 28, 2021, 12:46 PM
Who is Blurring Gender Lines and Why?
What a difference 100 years makes! Back then, women were fighting to get the vote, go to college, work outside of the home, in commerce and industry, and decide on the choice of being what was then called a...
Sep 23, 2021, 9:16 PM
The key to your freedom is second-level thinking
I grew up during an era where “free love” was a term used to describe the decision to sleep with whomever, whenever but without regard for any lasting commitment or future consequences. It sounded liberating, and it probably felt...
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...
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.