Dr. Harold Goldmeier

A primer for leading a selfish life

Memoirs of people who left Orthodox Jewish practice are the latest vogue. Reviewing a book about author Tova Mirvis, who gave up her membership in the Ladies Auxiliary, as well as her husband and home. But no matter, it's all about Tova., 11/28/2017, 3:12 PM

My Jerusalem: The Eternal City

Book review of a collection of personal love letters to a city., 10/20/2017, 12:25 AM

Our children left Israel

A young American family's idealism is not strong enough to battle the desire to do well economically., 8/31/2017, 10:12 AM

The Bank of Israel prepares for a war on consumers

If consumer debt is going out of control, look for the causes in the wage scale and in the prices of food, gasoline, utilities and insurance before punishing the Israeli working class., 6/26/2017, 10:57 AM

Ambassador Power - missing in action

What happened to the fighter for human rights?, 11/15/2016, 12:34 AM

Israel's teachers took a hit again

Three weeks into the new school year, it is obvious that there are wonderful plans to improve education, but the money is not forthcoming., 9/21/2016, 3:08 PM

J. K. Rowling on cultural engagement with Israel

Her courage in coming out against BDS is not matched by sympathy for Israel's terror victims, but she is all for dialogue., 11/12/2015, 7:02 PM

What if there were Sounds of Silence on the Iran Deal

Most Israelis think Netanyahu is doing the right thing fighting the Iran deal publicly and that Bennett's BBC interview showed him in a good light. Not this writer. Food for thought., 7/17/2015, 8:56 AM

Netanyahu's Jab at Economic Reform

The Netanyahu family's lifestyle is up for scathing sarcasm., 3/8/2014, 9:30 AM

Jewish Communiy Collapse Disorder

Why the Reform Movement is trying to get a foothold in Israel (see Anat Hoffman of the Women of the Wall) and why they shouldn't be given one., 5/22/2013, 11:52 AM

Only in Israel: Stories from Daily Life as an Oleh

Every immigrant has stories that remind him of why he is here., 6/21/2012, 3:10 PM