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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 The Anguish of This Moment Dear Friends, I have been following the events in Israel and Gaza closely. Everything has unfolded so quickly and so alarmingly. I am extremely concerned as events appear to be spiraling out of control. I searched for language to articulate my ...continue reading "The Anguish of This Moment"

Kiddush Hashem over Pikuah Nefesh

Kiddush Hashem over Pikuah Nefesh

I No Longer Believe in the Jewish State by Peter Beinart Posted in the NY Times, July 9, 2020 This article is worth reading because Peter Beinart is a very influential liberal American Jewish critic of Israel's policies. While I am still a retro believer in the Two State Solution, ...continue reading "Linkages: Passing On Good Writing for Your Reflection"

From Israel to SE Alaska I picked up a young man named Joel in the University District who was loaded with gear. As it turned out he was on his way to Southeast Alaska to work as a counselor on a wilderness program for troubled teens. The teens, he told ...continue reading "Tales of the Lyfter Rebbe, Monday, Feb 25, 2019"