Seeing beyond the Colors of Har Meron

Sadly, the blame game for what happened late Thursday evening at Har Meron began almost as early as the first reports hit the news and long before what we pray was the final death toll. Today, days later, it continues. Perhaps mentioning some facts will help. Maybe, an important concept …

How Do You Get Past the Rage?

I have been asking some of my Facebook friends this questions today: How do you get past the rage? Rage…. Because today, four children from two families became orphans, when their mother/father were savagely murdered by yet another “freedom fighter.”  According to published reports, the murderer (I will not give …

Barghouti Style Hunger Strike? Here We Go Again

The Palestinians are in trouble. They know it; and so does the world. The latest – a Barghouti style hunger strike has been declared next week. The world is supposed to scream at Israel because it has driven the Palestinians to the desperate move of declaring a hunger strike. In …

Rabbi Auerbach and the True Judge of Israel

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach leader of the Jerusalem Faction died last night…at the age of 86. Tens of thousands rallied at Rabbi Auerbach’s funeral. I can only hope in the last moments of his life, he was blessed with enough clarity of mind to do tshuva [repentance]. His followers, numbering in the tens …

Jesus in the Children

In a world where children are starving, dying of curable diseases, living in regions without potable water, and subject to man’s cruelty, the Pope should consider his words carefully.