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Apr 8, 2020, 4:44 PM
Haggadah: Antiquity’s Very own CBT manual?
A central mitzvah on passover is reading the hagaddah on seder night. "Tell your son", it says, of the Jewish liberation from Egypt from the book of Exodus. When we read the midrash of the four sons, each has his...
Apr 10, 2017, 9:24 PM
Unexpected Lessons from the Chessboard and the Hagaddah
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Celebrities and the Art of Living and Dying in LA
Been famous at some point over the last 30 years? Watch out - your number may be up. This year has seen close to 50 stars who no longer shine so bright bite the bullet. With another two long...
May 13, 2016, 8:01 AM
Yom Haatzmaut Lessons from the New Republic
We were back in South Africa after 15 years and we were psyched. But instead of a lazy Sunday drive our open-air jeep was speeding over a dirt road out of the Kruger Park. Wind splayed the girls’ hair into...
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The day the smile wouldn’t leave my face
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When the Tiger Bites – What Israeli Start-ups Dare Not Ignore
Israeli entrepreneurs have a reputation of not being afraid to fail - but there's a price to pay
Aug 19, 2014, 1:43 PM
Protocols of the Elders of…Ferguson?
Why it's impossible to take the Free Gaza movement seriously but dangerous not to do so I once saw a police procedural (I think Hill Street Blues) where a cop outlined the anatomy of any crime thus: means, opportunity, motive...
Yochai is a South Africa educated clinical psychologist living and working in Ra'anana Israel.