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Feb 16, 2019, 9:56 AM
An Open Letter from “Pro-Israel Warriors”
My greatest disappointment with the U.S.-Israel relationship is the tone of debates about this issue on some college campuses, including mine. As an Emerson Fellow at Emory University for StandWithUs, a non-profit Israel education organization that believes education is...
Feb 14, 2019, 11:40 PM
Tetzaveh: The Mitzvah of Mindfulness Practice
The eighth book of Exodus Tetzaveh, and you will do the mitzvah… When Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh sent me out to discover the mindfulness at the heart of my own ancestral spiritual tradition, I developed a practice with friends and...
Feb 9, 2019, 11:35 PM
Choosing Good Over Vice
The other day, I am sitting behind two security guards, and they are having this conversation about people and their desires. This one goes to the other: You know there are three parts to a person. The head, the heart, and . He...
Feb 4, 2019, 11:21 PM
The Art of Compromise
‘It’s a matter of principle’ or ‘I’m right and you’re wrong’ are conversation stoppers that frustrate efforts to resolve a dispute between opposing parties. Worse yet is an ad hominem attack on the proponent of a position. Once one party...
Jan 31, 2019, 3:41 PM
No More Enemies
Toward reparative social redesign
Jan 23, 2019, 1:46 PM
Holding Schools Accountable
Every parent wants to ensure that our children receive the best possible education, regardless of locations, financial means, etc. We do everything we can to make sure that our kids reach their potentials and receive every opportunity possible. We...
Jan 15, 2019, 10:58 AM
Bring Back the Brits
How many remember the years prior to our independence when, since 1918, we were under the sovereign reign of Great Britain and our leader was His Majesty King George? We took afternoon tea at Café Kassit on Dizengoff or at...
Jan 3, 2019, 9:58 PM
The mouse has roared. Now what?
After this era of bravura and blast, what will we do? What kind of leaders can best lead us out of the onslaught of verbiage and pomp? How will we ever recover from the slew of lies and daily...
Jan 2, 2019, 6:32 PM
Intersectionality, Impartiality and Propaganda
Fox news is part of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation media empire. It is also part of the central battlefield for global control of news, information and dissemination of propaganda. The progressive left dominates many universities and many of the...
Dec 5, 2018, 12:09 PM
Towards a Kinder, Gentler Nation
I woke up this morning and asked, "What have we become?" I secretly complain to myself. Everyday there is something I witness or even worse become part of. People are acting out, even nasty to each other. So I ask...