Achinoam Nini was invited to perform on May 18th in the Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. Pressure from a local group in the Jewish community caused the performance to be canceled. An article was written about this in The Detroit Jewish News – this is my response to that article. Dear Detroit Jewish … More The place where Achinoam “Noa” Nini and free speech collide: an open letter to the Detroit Jewish community
What happened to Lara Logan in Tahrir Square in Egypt should have been a wake-up call. Although she bravely reported on her near death experience of gang rape turned lynch mob, that screamed “Jew, Jew” as they attempted to tear her apart, the world just sighed, turned down the volume, looked away and said: “It’s … More This is how to protect the women of Europe
Dear Germany, Our people will forever be connected. Jews and Germans, Israel and Germany… the actions of your parents and grandparents have created an unbreakable tie between our nations. We are two sides of the same coin. Today, as a Jew and an Israeli I want to cry for your country, for your culture. In … More My heart cries for Germany
“Will I ever see you again?” As I turned around I saw that these words were not meant for me. They were directed at the stones of the Kotel, the Western Wall of the destroyed Jewish temple, in the heart of Jerusalem. Hanna Marx had tears in her eyes as she told me: “The last … More Survivor
The “Guardian” referred to in this quote from the Psalms is God. “My help is from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Israelis tend to believe that God helps those that help themselves, thus Israel has many guardians, constantly striving to protect her from the sea of enemies that surrounds us. Our guardians … More The Guardian of Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.