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Dec 6, 2022, 1:18 PM
Zionism — Its Thinkers and Implementers (3)
In attempting to understand David Ben-Gurion, his thinking and his implementation, there is a need to understand his worldview and what he has brought into today's history. Can a single direction be discerned? Or is Israel at a crossroads moving...
Dec 4, 2022, 12:43 AM
Reflections on Zionism- Its thinkers and Implementers (2)
“The idea which I have developed in this pamphlet is an ancient one: it is the restoration of the Jewish state.” So begins the preface of Dr. Theodor Herzl's Judenstadt (the Jewish State - published in 1896.) After covering the Dreyfus...
Nov 30, 2022, 5:00 AM
Zionism Its Thinkers and Implementers
The Role of Modern Zionism: Where From and Where To? This week, the last week of November 2022, was the launch of the three volume, Koren edition, in English, of the writings of Theodor Herzl, edited by the inspirational history...
Nov 25, 2022, 5:00 PM
Author Itani introduces W.O. Mitchell to New Generation
Internationally acclaimed Canadian writer, Frances Itani opens W. O. Mitchell's Canadian saga to a new generation. Seventy-five years after its first publication, Frances Itani opens the door to the novel, Who Has Seen the Wind, with her introduction to the...
Nov 17, 2022, 11:52 PM
Harmonicas Embraced and Awaken Jerusalem
Tribute to Jason Rosenblatt and the Musicians He Brought Together for the Second Harmonica Festival in Jerusalem. Harmonicas embraced and awakened Jerusalem, Not only did Sleeping Beauty come alive; Harmonicas brought Jazz, Blues and Classics to life in the Harmony Cultural Center Of...
Nov 16, 2022, 9:04 PM
What scenarios will the world leaders and we Choose?
What scenarios will the World Leaders and We Choose? (Out of the Thousand-one and More Scenarios) The vicissitudes of history converge And carousel through space to geography, A thousand-one and more scenarios, Waiting to be plucked to set the present. In rotation, which will the...
Nov 7, 2022, 5:53 PM
Three Lambs Saved and United by a Melody
-A children's story for Ashi celebrating his birth- Baba Weiss was born in Israel, outside of Tiberius, near the Kinneret, (The Sea of Galilee) on the hills of Galilee. Baba White was born in New Zealand in the Mavora Lake region...
Nov 6, 2022, 4:31 AM
A Kaleidoscope of Cities
Binoculars of my being Navigate the mind’s seascape To a kaleidoscope of cities; Some far inland, from ports, Are reached by skimming rivers, Mountains and valleys; Others through the dream’s compass, And soundscapes, ricochet As I linger long enough To catch each separately. Scents like Scheherazade stories Waft their tales In...
Oct 24, 2022, 5:40 AM
In Tribute to Alain Lefevre for his Music, Lylatov
In Tribute to Alain Lefevre for his Musical Composition, Lylatov In Tribute to Alain Lefevre, Quebec-World acclaimed composer and pianist, who by his musical composition, “Lylatov”, immortalized a victim of the Holocaust, the young son of the Jewish family with...
Oct 23, 2022, 5:58 AM
The Intimacy of the Song of Songs
The intimacy of the Song of Songs Sets the Biblical world-stage afire With the burning of the purest of love affairs Between G-d and each one of us. At the center of the universe, It enchants by a symphony Played on the instruments of words...
Michel M.J. Shore is a retired judge of the Federal Court of Canada and recently made a home in Israel. He is the writer of several published books and poetry collections.