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From Israel: “Hither and Thither Are We Called!!”

April 24, 2020

The number of issues calling for our attention has been overwhelming and so little offers clarity.

Yesterday was Yom Hashoah Ve’HaGevurah – Day

From Israel: “Surreal!!”

April 17, 2020

There is something surreal about the current situation, as if time is standing still.  

It isn’t, of course.  Someday ‒ let us

From Israel: “Holding Fast, Eyes Forward!!”

April 7, 2020

Let me begin with a note to all of those who have written to me about my last posting.  I thank you for

From Israel: “Perversity and Blessing!!”

April 5, 2020

According to news reports, some time on Sunday negotiations between Netanyahu and Gantz for that unity government should be complete.

When that happens,

From Israel: “So, Do We Get It All?”

April 1, 2020

Most of the readers who wrote after my last posting – in which I celebrated the fact that we would have a unity

From Israel: “Miracles Do Happen!!”

March 27, 2020

Sometimes, when we no longer expect things to get better – when we are already resigned to the fact that they may get

From Israel: “Blessings in the Time of Corona”

March 24, 2020

The eyes of the world are on the coronavirus and its implications for each of us.  

Here in Israel we are struggling

From Israel: “Battling Threats on Two Fronts”

March 20, 2020

Our first battle is against the coronavirus, which is being fought not just in Israel, but around the world.  It preoccupies everyone, so

From Israel: “Beneath Contempt!!”

March 13, 2020

Not our government’s response to the coronavirus danger, certainly: That has been most exemplary.

And I want to look at this first, before

From Israel: “Trudging Through Tough Times!!”

March 8, 2020

Oh, and these are tough times.

But Purim begins Monday night (and a day later in Jerusalem, where Shushan Purim is celebrated).  And so,