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      Hollywood to the Holy Land
      by Tzvi Fishman
      Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Jewish Creativity and Culture

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      Before making Aliyah to Israel, Tzvi Fishman was a Hollywood screenwriter. He has co-authored 4 books with Rabbi David Samson, based on the teachings of Rabbi Kook, Eretz Yisrael, Art of T'shuva, War and Peace, and Torat Eretz Yisrael.

       

      Shevat 5, 5770, 1/20/2010

      Fishman Throws in the Umbrella


      Over the course of writing this blog, I have been accused of distorting the Torah, of turning people off from Judaism, of being a women hater, of ridiculing Diaspora Jews, of inventing a commandment to come on aliyah, and of being a closet pervert.

      Now a talkbacker infers that I am a liar as well. Here’s his talkback, along with the photo I posted and the movie original. You decide for yourselves.

      “If it was raining so much, Fishman, why wasn't your umbrella open? You look more like Marry Poppins than Gene Kelly. Get a life.”

      Singing in the rain!
      Before I became a baal tshuva

      Frankly, my dears, I don’t give a damn. Starting next week, I will be joining Mike on an extended vacation.