This is Am Yisrael & Eretz Yisrael

So, I had to get my daughter’s gift-given mirror repaired, and I found a fix-it guy at the edge of downtown Tiberias. He’s got work clothes on, and me, sneakers. He asks me where I’m from, and I say Yavniel, which is just outside Tiberias. ‘Breslev?’ he asks ‘Jewish,’ I reply, …

Israel from halfway up

For the past couple of weeks, I have been kind of handicapped. On October 4, I suffered what apparently was a seizure. Since then, I have been kind of weak and unsteady. I’ve read that it goes with the territory, and takes a while for the brain and body  to …

There’s something I want to tell you…

I want to say something and I want the world to know it. I want to say it publically, unashamedly and unabashedly. I don’t care if it’s way too soppy, way too sentimental, and way too emotional. But I’m going to say it anyway. Because I just watched a video …

Before The Window Closes

Having been given the greatest opportunity in many generations, we’ve surely made a big mess of it. However close we once might have been to the millennia-longed-for ultimate Redemption (Geula), we now have a tremendous amount of work to do, cleaning up the damage and getting back on track before …