A masterpiece of storytelling, writing, and cinematography, the “Vikings” series enthralled me. I cannot imagine being able to write a sweeping saga so well. The characters are well-rounded and complex – as human beings are. The society portrayed is very different than what we are familiar with and yet, it is presented in a way … More Vikings, Jews, and the God of Progress
The power of words Words are the place where my identity as a storyteller converges with my Jewish soul. I’m not a Judaic scholar but I know that there is intrinsic logic between all Jewish ideas and that is what I look for*. Words form ideas and ideas shape reality. The misuse of words, particularly … More What world are you creating with your words?
What is the connection between Donald Trump, the GOP elections and the story about the IDF soldier now on trial for executing a terrorist in Hebron? It might seems weird to connect between these stories but I see a powerful (and very obvious) relationship between these seemingly unconnected issues: wanting to “win”. Everyone wants to … More Because I want to win
These days it’s not cool to say that you read the Bible, to quote from the Bible or refer to it in any way. Although I am what most people would categorize as a secular person, it seems that ancient best-seller has a whole load of common-sense advice that were it adhered to a bit … More Honor thy father and thy mother that thy days may be long upon the land