My comment upon viewing a video of a pro-Palestinian "demonstration" against Birthright Israel.
Just how disturbing is this video? I tried to think why I was distraught or confounded. From where cometh this hostility welling up inside me that brought to mind a remote and buried association? Read More
Thought provoking and inspiring essays and articles by other writers.
Naomi Ragen: "Jews are here to stay." Hanukkah candles reminder to hostile world that we’re not going anywhere. Read More
Shmuley Boteach: June 15, 2009 "The coming storm: Obama and American Jewry" There's a storm coming. It will pit a well-organized community of substantial resources but also substantial insecurity - particularly when it comes to charges of dual loyalty... Read More
Herman Wouk: "The Mosaic Referendum" As for me, I declare my faith that our history is not meaningless, and that nihilism is a hallucination of sick men. Read More
Sam Levenson: "Sweet Horseradish" For the Passover our home had to be converted into a temple in which rites of all kinds would be conducted - prayers, feasts, songs, even games, all related to one of mankind’s greatest epics - the exodus from Egypt. Read More
Sidney Greenberg: "Determining Our Human Dimensions" One of the most disappointing moments of my childhood resulted from the Torah portion entitled Pinhas. Read More
Caroline Glick: (With additons for my Rosh Hashanah Message 5770) "And I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will I curse; and in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed." Read More
Judea Pearl: 2009 "Daniel Pearl and the Normalization of Evil" This week marks the seventh anniversary of the murder of our son, former Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl...Read More
Edward R. Murrow: "On The Road to War" This incredible speech was presented before a live audience of officers at West Point during WWII. It couldn't be more relevant for us today. Listen Now