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Raymond M. Berger
Feb 17, 2019, 10:11 PM
Jews Who Pressure Israel and the Jews Who Help Them
Anti-occupation advocates never tire of telling us how deeply they care. The on-line encyclopedia, Wikipedia, lists a startling number of “Jewish Anti-Occupation” groups----22 in all. Most of these organizations are based outside Israel, many in the US. These groups reflect...
Feb 15, 2019, 9:40 AM
Her blood is still screaming at us
The outrage in Israel over the rape and murder of a young girl last week has not subsided. There are renewed calls for the death penalty. Her blood is still screaming at us a week later. We feel as...
Miriam Leah Epstein Preil
Feb 15, 2019, 4:18 AM
On February 11, 2013, Rosh Chodesh Adar 5773, I BELIEVE poured from my heart, with HaShem's help. Today, years later in February 2019, it's Adar Aleph 5779, and still I hold firm and my heart cries out: ...
Feb 14, 2019, 11:45 PM
True Love Is Real Security
The 14th of February is a poignant day of love and caring in the secular calendar. In South Florida especially it now has a very different meaning for students, first responders and parents who send their kids to school...
Feb 13, 2019, 12:22 PM
When I am silenced, can you not still hear my screams?
There are times my words stop flowing, when they seize and resist any release. And then it hurts so bad I am forced to cut deep into my skin and let the pain flow in fragments, in heaves, in...
Feb 12, 2019, 11:45 PM
Seriousness of US and UK Military Support to Lebanon
This is a call to attention to those citizens of Israel, those who live in Israel, those who support the existence and safety of those people and the State of Israel. In a world of fleeting and changing frienships...
Feb 11, 2019, 9:35 PM
Our Lack of Mourning Is Horrifying
Some things are noticed in their absence, like birdsong, or traffic, or tears. On Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018, a baby died. The child, who was Israeli, was born prematurely after his mother was shot during a drive-by shooting in the...
Feb 11, 2019, 9:34 PM
The recent victims of unsocial media
The freedom to troll, shame, hurt, and verbally poop online must not get in the way of the freedom to connect, to grow, to support, or even to be silent
Feb 11, 2019, 3:55 PM
We should be excited about the prospect of political change in the next elections. But somehow, I am not convinced. Perhaps it is the weather, the clouds, the coolness of temperature, the absence of constant sunshine. We should perhaps...
Sivan Rahav Meir
Feb 11, 2019, 1:01 PM
Child of light
I would be happy to write this morning about the new Weekly Torah Portion, Parshat Tetzave. But it seems to me that the right thing to do is to simply share the words of the mother of 19-year-old Ori...