When I lived in America, I loved Christmas. In Israel, not so much. Actually, I hate it. In America, Christmas was the holiday of my non-Jewish friends, my neighbors, the majority of the people around me. It was their holiday and I enjoyed the by-products: beautiful lights, an atmosphere of excitement and celebration and, my … More The Occupation that Stole Christmas
Yesterday was Hoshana Rabbah the seventh day of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. It is believed that God judges each person, beginning on Rosh Hashana, deciding what their fate will be for the year to come. The judgment for the new year is sealed on Yom Kippur, but it is not “delivered” until the end of Sukkot (i.e., Hoshana … More The Hoshana Connection Between Jews and Christians
We have seen the streets of London, Paris and even Washington full of people screaming for the annihilation of Israel “from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free (of Jews). We’ve seen Moslems preaching Sharia on the streets of the major citiesof the world, denouncing the west and western values. Many, I’m sure, … More Freedom of speech: Who is free? Who is talking? And more importantly – who isn’t?