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Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Jul 12, 2018, 6:36 AM
Israel goes to the moon?
The Jewish calendar is controlled by the moon phases, Jews have always been lunatics, so how strange should the news be that on February 13, 2019, an Israeli-built unmanned spacecraft is expected to land on the moon? However, be ready...
Dana Janine Diamond
Jun 28, 2018, 4:03 PM
America’s Farewell to Judeo
I conducted research on this since the election. A lot of people voted for Trump because they wanted Gorsuch, because their Christian religion values embryos equally or even over actual human life. This is not true in the Jewish...
May 18, 2018, 10:39 AM
#MeToo at Mount Sinai
How could the Children of Israel stand in God's powerful presence and truly consent to His command?
May 15, 2018, 3:02 PM
I can't give in to my paralysis about Gaza
It is because the events at the border are a war against Israel that I seek public debate over moral means of battle
Apr 25, 2018, 9:20 AM
Teachable Jewish moments in “The Death of Stalin”
The film "The Death of Stalin" is getting rapturous reviews for its stellar cast and comic touches about the machinations of Joseph Stalin's cronies in the days before and after the tyrant's death in March 1953. I found it...
Mar 4, 2018, 7:14 PM
Shalach Over-The-Moon’os: A Jerusalem Purim post mortem
For full disclosure, I may be a bit green with envy as no one sent me a “Mishloach manos exclusive gorgeous arrangement designed with chic and style by PRESENT on Eli Hakohein (sic) Street”. Nor did I receive a...
Dan Savery Raz
Mar 4, 2018, 9:38 AM
Selfie Sameach: The Future of Purim
Purim is big in Israel. Bigger than Jesus. Definitely bigger than Christmas and probably bigger than Chanukkah. All parents of Israeli kids know that Purim starts a month-and-a-half before the festival, with preparing and ordering costumes, (nowadays via AliExpress,...
Mar 2, 2018, 4:55 PM
The Essence of Purim: Girl Power!
Every year on Purim afternoon my three sisters ask me the same question our at family Purim Seudah (festive meal). "How was your Megillah reading?" "Fine," I reply. And it's true. There is really nothing much to share about the standard...
Mar 2, 2018, 7:05 AM
Pondering Parkland on Purim
It’s the new normal. It can’t be the new normal. The shooting in Parkland two weeks ago continues to pain so many -- and has forever impacted the lives of the families of those killed or wounded as well as...
Mar 1, 2018, 2:51 PM
This Purim, I'm dressing as an old lady
When you don't need a special ensemble or make up to realize you're wearing a costume