Matter of Life and Death

Matter of Life and Death

Oceans of words have been, are still being, and will undoubtedly continue to be, written about the "crisis" in the Middle East. (Was there ever a time when the Middle East was not in the midst of an international crisis?), 4/4/2004, 11:57 AM
 Common Sense

Common Sense

I do not believe in screaming, shouting, ranting or tearing my hair out when life goes askew. But sometimes, it all gets to be too much. Tell me - am I mad? I'm sure as hell angry, but I think it's the rest of the world - and the Israeli government - which has gone mad, not me. , 8/12/2003, 10:45 PM
 Not Just Terror

Not Just Terror

The currently favored remedy in our eternal march towards "Peace" is the Road Map, the latest in a long line of plans to divide, weaken, dismember or otherwise incapacitate the Jewish State. , 7/9/2003, 11:04 PM
<i>Safra V'Seiyfa</I>: Visiting Kfar Darom

<i>Safra V'Seiyfa</I>: Visiting Kfar Darom

It was a story which children under constant attack could easily identify with and it was, in fact, highly appropriate. That morning, three mortar shells had fallen on Kfar Darom and that afternoon, after I left, two more came raining down. I will admit, I was a bit shook up. , 6/24/2003, 8:04 PM
 Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Who says schizophrenia is a disorder or a disease? In Israel, it seems more like a way of life. , 6/19/2003, 2:51 AM
 Passover,  Freedom & Other Sundry Thoughts

Passover, Freedom & Other Sundry Thoughts

In sum, the Jewish concept of Freedom, with its strict and exacting demands, rules out much "free choice". Any freedom without restriction is chaotic, but on <i>Chag Hacheyrut</i> - the ultimate Holiday of Freedom - the apparent contrast between the message and the means is glaring., 4/15/2003, 7:30 AM