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Jul 3, 2018, 1:45 AM
Nature Speaks — Listen! the Aurora Has Something to Say
It’s hard not to feel Nature singing God’s praises, whether in the vivid blue sky overhead this afternoon… or in the brilliant aurora, when the sun showers electromagnetic particles on Earth’s polar atmosphere to produce shimmering curtains of colored...
Jul 2, 2018, 10:26 PM
Uncivil Society — In My Hometown
Can we all stop to listen and try to understand? My husband and I were honored by the local Chabad at a fancy catering hall and I will share a story about my remarks. As Jews we are one people...
Jul 1, 2018, 3:20 PM
Naked before G-d
At the Western Wall, where we bare our souls before our Maker, Marisa Papen instead displayed haughty flesh
Jun 29, 2018, 6:33 AM
Roseanne Barr taught me to love all people
The actress is a moral giant of human rights who's being thrown under the bus; I, for one, stand by her
Jun 28, 2018, 7:56 AM
Reaching Young Evangelicals in the Language of Digital Culture
The passionate support of millions of Evangelical Christians in the United States for Israel is valued by the people and government of Israel. Israelis feel confident in the pro-Israel activities of the growing number of Christian Zionists who are...
Jun 28, 2018, 7:01 AM
Nature Speaks — Listen! The Grass Has Something to Say
Since early childhood I’ve been spellbound by the endless varieties of life that pop out of simple clumps of grass. Now it’s a delight to pass this tiny adventure on to my toddler grand-daughter. It’s hard not to feel...
Jun 27, 2018, 5:51 PM
10 night freebies in Jerusalem
From the Chord Bridge to the Western Wall, this city yields new perspectives after dark
Jun 23, 2018, 12:06 AM
# 613, I’ve Reached My Goal
This, my 613th article, was my initial goal, following in the steps of Maimonides’ 613 commandments (Taryag Mitzvot). It is dedicated with great esteem and respect to Miriam Herschlag and Anne Gordon, my two devoted and patient editors, and to...
Jun 21, 2018, 10:53 PM
Hollywood’s Talk of Shame
Hollywood has never been a moral bastion. Its stars have never been beacons of righteousness, unless you count self-righteousness. But the entertainment world has lately sunk to new lows. Vulgarity and profanity are no longer confined to R-rated movies and...
Jun 21, 2018, 7:01 AM
Nature Speaks — Listen! Lightning Has Something to Say
On the East Coast of the US we were inundated with unusually heavy rain throughout the late winter and spring, and even Israel has seen unseasonable rains recently. Yet even during the storms and in the brief glimpses...