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May 27, 2019, 11:41 PM
NYU grad needs to buy a dictionary
I have lived in Israel for more than 30 years and I can testify there is racism in this country that manifests itself as discrimination against Russians, Ethiopians, and Sephardim with the bulk of it directed at Arabs. I also...
May 7, 2019, 12:08 PM
Vehicular organ donor campaign could backfire
This month a new organ donor campaign called ‘Second Chance’ was launched in California to try to save more lives. This campaign could backfire and actually kill more people than save. Policemen in the cities of Fullerton and Placentia California who stop a driver...
Feb 20, 2019, 10:22 PM
Declared undead: A strange ruling in NY court
A brain dead beating heart cadaver can never come to back to life, regardless of a NY judge's decision
Apr 29, 2018, 8:21 AM
10 children dead and we are having the wrong conversation
I am going to say something that some might find offensive, but needs to be said. I am not saying it for the purpose of blaming the victims but to prevent more victims in the future. Where is the...
Jan 7, 2018, 5:33 PM
Opinions that kill
An Israeli was arrested in Cyprus last week for encouraging poor people to sell their kidneys. Conventional wisdom thinks selling kidneys is immoral. Prestigious physicians, such as Israeli neurologist Avi Reches and Harvard-trained Frank Delmonico, agree. But just because...
Oct 2, 2016, 12:53 AM
Israel and America are wrong
This Shabbat I met a traitor. I walked to East Jerusalem today because my canker sore was killing me and on Friday I accidentally left my medication for the sore at a bookstore café on Salah Al Din Street. I got...
Aug 16, 2016, 5:21 PM
My blind date turned out to be a spy
Shoshana contributed to the security of a fledgling Israel; today, her actions pose questions on loyalty's limits
Jun 2, 2016, 2:15 PM
Jerusalem mystery solved!
How did the high, thick wall at Jaffa Gate pose a formidable defense if invaders could simply walk around it?
Mar 16, 2015, 9:51 PM
On Tuesday Day I Vote and on Tuesday Night I Pray
Tomorrow I will vote in Israel’s elections but it really doesn't matter for whom. No one party can form a government by itself. So by tomorrow night all parties will partly betray their platform, principles and voters by trading horses...
Nov 27, 2014, 5:07 PM
I Hate Ha’aretz
I hate Ha'aretz. I often read it, throw it on the floor and swear I will never buy it again. But I never keep my word. I would never not buy Ha'aretz. I need to read it. Not because...
Robby Berman has a Masters (MPA) from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, a Masters (MBA) from the Baruch School of Business and is the founder & director of the Halachic Organ Donor Society (www.hods.org).