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Feb 13, 2022, 1:25 PM
What if Whoopi Goldberg was right?
Whoopi Goldberg recently commented that the Holocaust was not about race, saying, “I think of race as being something that I can see. How can you say it's about race when you're (i.e. white men) fighting each other?" Immediately following...
Aug 20, 2021, 4:46 PM
If that’s Woke, I’d rather be Asloop
It's sad watching the atrocities going on in Afghanistan. But it's also sad watching the world's media and liberals crying out about the atrocities going on in Afghanistan. Their crocodile tears are the latest example of extremist slactivism that...
Jan 31, 2021, 1:53 PM
Corona, Bibi and Chelm
Chelm is the fictional town in Jewish tradition where people are not filled with the greatest of intellect. Aish.com brings us a typical Chelm story: When Dr. Goldstein opened a walk-in clinic in Chelm, his first patient, named Yankel, walked...
Jan 14, 2021, 8:27 AM
Parshat Vaera – Irish buses and the Fourth Plague – Israel Repairing the World
What is the connection between the fourth plague brought upon Egypt and Irish buses? The fourth plague (in Hebrew, Arov) is usually translated as a plague of wild animals, based on the Midrash that explains the word to mean an...
Jan 5, 2021, 1:14 PM
Israel Repairing the World – Parshat Shemot
What is the connection between Miriam (Moses’ older sister) and Nanox (a $2bn Nasdaq floated technology company)? Nanox, an Israeli headquartered biotech company, produces low cost CT scanners. CT scanners provide a three dimensional image of the human body allowing...
Dec 23, 2020, 3:42 PM
King David & The Corona Vaccine
When King David sinned by counting the people (against God’s command), God offers David a choice of three punishments: Seven years of famine, three months of fleeing from your enemy or three days of plague. David famously chooses the...
Nov 30, 2020, 2:55 PM
Like guinea pigs to the slaughter
Are vaccination-hungry governments rushing to adopt dangerous remedies and will they force them on their citizens?
Sep 10, 2020, 12:10 PM
God give us more learned Rabbis and no more Experts
There’s a story about a shul that had a problem with rats. The president of this shul called in the experts and the first expert suggested traps - but these didn’t work, somehow the rats took out the cheese...
Jul 29, 2020, 3:22 PM
Parshat Vaetchanan – the real cure for Corona
Parshat Vaetchanan contains two very familiar passages for most Jews - the Ten Commandments and the Shema. What do they have in common? Well, perhaps one could say, the first commandment “I am the Lord your God” and “the...
Jul 24, 2020, 2:05 PM
Public Health 101 – Or How Not to Manage a Corona Pandemic
When Israel was under attack from Iraqi Scud missiles in 1991, the public did not presume to advise the government on how to handle the affair. The professional military establishment was trusted to deal with this threat as it...
The writer is the author of "Transforming the World - the Jewish Impact on Modernity" and co-author of "The Eco-Bible". Rabbi Leo Dee lives in Israel with his family and Wifi.