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From Israel: A Glimmer of Light

October 14, 2018

It is been a while since I have begun a posting with even a bit of optimism.  But that, my friends, is what

From Israel: Really Angry

October 10, 2018

As in “really, really…”

A report, drawing on Egyptian sources, appeared very recently in Al Araby, an Arabic newspaper in London, with regard

From Israel: Endless and Endlessly Ugly

October 8, 2018

Whenever there is a terror attack, and lives are lost, I post, because getting the information out is important.

These attacks seem endless!

From Israel: A Reluctant Exit

October 4, 2018

It was difficult this year to leave the rarefied atmosphere of the Sukkah.

But, of course, I did leave, and, as is my

From Israel: Hanging Tough

September 28, 2018

It is Hol Hamoed Sukkot – the intermediate days of the week-long holiday.  The skies are blue here in Israel, and inside the

From Israel: Wake Up, Wake Up!

September 21, 2018

Yom Kippur, in all its weight and power, has passed. We have heard the last blasts of the shofar for this year.


From Israel: Curse Them!

September 17, 2018

Just days ago, in the spirit of Rosh Hashana, I wrote an upbeat posting.

But that upbeat mood did not last.  Could not,

From Israel: “The Days of Awe”

September 14, 2018

On Monday and Tuesday of this week, we ushered in the Jewish New Year, 5779, with prayer, meditation and the sounding of the

From Israel: Spinning Wheels

September 4, 2018

Those of you who read my material regularly have an inkling of how much time, effort, and devotion go into my postings.  There

From Israel: Don’t Blink

August 29, 2018

Yes, my friends, I am here.  Working hard on another writing project, and laboring mightily to make sense of the news.

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