Freedom fighters

When words are twisted meaning becomes warped. The straightforward and obvious suddenly takes on a new meaning, transforming in to something far from the original intent. Changing words and definitions changes reality. Once the term “freedom fighters” meant people who fight for freedom. Now, somehow this  term has become synonymous with terrorists i.e. people using … More Freedom fighters

I’m Jewish. Why should I care about the Basilica of the Annunciation?

The Basilica of the Annunciation is one of the most important places in Christendom. It is located in Nazareth (Israel) and was built over an archaeological find, ruins of an ancient home thought to belong to Mary, mother of Christ. According to tradition this is where the Annunciation took place. Actually there are two Churches … More I’m Jewish. Why should I care about the Basilica of the Annunciation?

In every generation…

Passover 2014 On the first night of Passover, Jews around the world hold a ceremonial dinner called a “Seder”.  This commemorates the Exodus from Egypt described in the bible. Every year, at the same time, for thousands of years, Jews have gathered their family and friends together to hold the Passover Seder.  It’s a big … More In every generation…

The Statue of Liberty: Remember the Purpose of America

Happy 4th of July! America was founded on ideas and principles that had not previously existed in the world. On this Independence Day my hope is that Americans remember the purpose of America and do what it takes to preserve the: “lamp lifted beside the golden door”. This is a good time to honor those … More The Statue of Liberty: Remember the Purpose of America