Danger in the Air for American Jewry?

It’s been so long since I’ve been to the States – over 20 years. I was never one of those fly-there-every-summer types – even before my mother and father (z”l) moved here almost 18 years ago. It’s been so long, I can’t tell you if the feeling Jews have in …

Of Jew Hatred and Revisionist History

I have a lot of patience in life and am very tolerant of others, but not of hatred. While I may completely disagree with someone, he or she has the right, in my opinion, to say what they want. However, there are obvious exceptions to that idea, including hate speech …

The Story of One Haggadah

This Guest Post was written by Dr. Afshine Emrani  on his Facebook feed about a Haggadah that has been a part of his life for the last half a century. In his own words, Dr. Emrani, shared the essence of Passover. Fifty-five years ago, my father worked with Russian engineers to perfect …

Pesach…The Holiday of the Spring

Pesach. Passover. The Holiday of the Spring. What is this thing all about? We were slaves in ancient Egypt. God took us out. He split the sea. We were born as a nation. So many monumental events surrounding this holiday, and what do we remember? What do we call it? …

Election Results: The Same Idiots?

Moments after the polls closed: the pollsters did it yet again. They made their calculations  and then made the results known. To be honest, all the votes have still not come in but a general direction is there. And…well, the pollsters only made a tiny error. Most said that Kachol …

A Man and His Caddy

We saw this post about a man and his caddy and received permission to share it here on Israel Blogger. Guest Blogger: Andy Monfried “Beware of this guy, something ain’t right about him.” We were walking up the Fairway at hole #4.   I was walking next to him when …

Clarity Comes With the Dawn

In truth, there is evil in this world. In many forms. With many agendas. Worse, in some ways, are those who partner with evil. Even worse, in some ways, are those who are silent in the face of evil. Tomorrow, we go to the polls to vote for the path Israel will take in the next few years. Among the candidates are those who I believe to be evil, those to who I believe partner with evil and those who are silent or have been silent.

How NOT to Welcome George

With all the anglos in the city, no one thought it important enough to say, “hey, George is coming to the city. We really want to make sign welcoming him. Any chance we could run the text by you?”