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Nov 25, 2018, 1:25 PM
I am a Jew. Plain and simple
No matter what kind of Jew you are, we have more in common than the trappings that divide us
Jun 17, 2018, 6:03 PM
Money, Money, Money, Must Be Funny… In A Rich Man’s World
Recently, I have been rethinking my positions and opinions about money, financial well-being, general well-being and happiness. I bumped into a wonderful old friend of mine the other day. She asked me if I had made any money off...
Apr 30, 2018, 8:54 PM
70 shots for 70 years — My unaltered photos of beautiful Israel
70 unaltered photographs of Israel -- its landscapes, creatures, people, and milestones
Jan 24, 2018, 8:22 PM
Finding the Balance
We live in such a complicated world, and it seems to be pretty off-kilter these days. Things often seem so unfair, unjust, untrue, unforgiving, uncaring, selfish, incorrect and immoral. To quote Shakespeare’s Macbeth,"Fair is foul, and foul is fair." I...
Jan 20, 2017, 11:14 AM
Erez Orbach — All For One and One For All
Once again, terror and murder have struck my little, quiet, pastoral town of Alon Shevut. Once again, we watch and cry as we bury a child who should have lived long past his parents and grandparents. Once again, we grapple with...
Aug 30, 2016, 10:07 PM
My Son the Soldier
It is impossible to describe the feelings I had last week, when I saw my son walking towards me for the first time in his spanking new and crisp IDF army uniform. The human brain is certainly a marvel...
Dec 9, 2015, 1:55 PM
Channukah – Light in a Dark World
These days, the world seems like a really dark place. But there are pockets of light everywhere if you look closely. What are these lights and where do they get their strength from? A closer look at the word...
Nov 24, 2015, 8:46 PM
Silence in the face of evil
Dietrich Bonhoeffer remained true to his words above by fighting the Nazis in WWII, and he died for them when he was executed by the Nazis (by hanging) on the 9th of April, 1945. The truth is that I...
Oct 28, 2015, 2:07 PM
The Secret to Our Success (and Survival)
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” -Dale Carnegie My youngest child (pictured above), our 4-year-old daughter, was “Ema shel...
Oct 21, 2015, 8:50 PM
A Mother’s Prayer
My name is Sara Krengel. I am a Jew. I live in my ancestral homeland, Israel. My home lies in what some might call the occupied territories,but what I and many historians/archeologists from around the globe call the kingdom of...
Teacher of Jewish Philosophy, Family Purity, and the Jewish take on dating and marriage; Mikveh Tour Guide; proud mother of 6 AMAZING kids; Rebbetzin; American Israeli who is in love with the Jewish People, Torah and Eretz Yisrael!