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Sep 18, 2018, 2:24 AM
Kintsukoroi and Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur is not only a time for repentance, forgiveness and introspection, but also a time for reparation. By taking time off from our daily chores to reflect on our faults, we emerge from the fast with a feeling of...
Amalia Stodolsky Haas
Sep 10, 2018, 12:52 AM
A Beekeeper’s Reflections on Honey in the New Year
During the New Year season we dip apple and challah in honey and say “l’Shanah Tovah u’Mtukah” - “For a Sweet & Good New Year.” Why is it particularly fitting that this prayer is said over honey? Unlike other foods...
Aug 30, 2018, 7:14 PM
Atlit Yam, a journey into Israel’s sunken past
There really is no limit to the number of archaeological wonders in Israel, virtually anywhere you look there is something wonderful to discover. But, hidden beneath the water, there is also an entire world, which has been overtaken by...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Aug 25, 2018, 9:33 PM
Two more parts of Trump analyzed
It Takes One to Know One US President Trump has called many people a lot of things. Call it be that this brazen con artist uses the exact words that he knows describe him? Have a look. He calls the free...
Aug 18, 2018, 8:14 AM
Project “Leviathan” is Israel’s “Standing Rock”
This post was first published on - There were many places I wanted to visit during my 50 States Journey, and for the most part, it was their eye catching scenes that piqued my curiosity and sense of exploration. But Standing...
Aug 17, 2018, 7:56 PM
In an Age of Human Climate Failure
It is now official, the global Enlightenment project has failed. Mother earth is on fire; world-wide capitalism is drowning in debt; nuclear weapon states are expanding as international relations become much more tense; and economic impoverishment continues to grow,...
Jul 30, 2018, 8:59 AM
Nat Rich blames it all on ‘human nature.’ Is he right?
In late July 2018, the New York Times Sunday Magazine announced that its August 5th issue would contain just one long article, a book-length investigation by reporter Nat Rich, titled "Our Coming Climate Issue: Losing Earth." The glossy elitist...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Jul 23, 2018, 12:08 AM
This happened in the two-hour Trump-Putin meeting
Smart and sweet people alike try to find out or think up what the hell was discussed and agreed upon in the two-hour meeting between the US and Russian presidents. There are a lot of guessing and nonstarter ideas,...
Nina B. Mogilnik
Jul 6, 2018, 12:22 AM
Fascists and Firefighters
There are few things in today's America that are surprising, I suppose. Americans' ignorance of history is legendary, so the unwillingness or inability of many to see what is being created (and what is being destroyed) before their eyes,...
Richard H. Schwartz
Jul 2, 2018, 11:09 PM
My Response to an Article Claiming “The Left is the Greatest Existential Threat Facing Israel”
This article is a response to an article, “The Left is the greatest existential threat facing Israel,” that appeared in the Arutz Sheva Israel National News publication on July 2, 2018. 1. A very strong majority of Democratic politicians strongly...