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?
I envision a day when the Encyclopedia Britannica and even basic printed dictionaries will become banned material. People will hide them in their basements, in their attics. A family secret, the children will see them for the first time by flashlight. Maybe the windows will have to be blackened, so the neighbors will not accidentally … More The dangers of a Wikipedia world
“Aren’t you afraid of the soldiers?” the reporter asked the old Arab man. A resident of Jenin, approximately 60 or 70 years old was sitting on a pile of rubble. He was calmly sitting there, not doing much of anything. He was surprised by the reporter’s question. I watched the exchange on Israeli t.v., it … More What aren’t they showing you?
Speaking your mind can be the most frightening, most dangerous thing in the world. This woman is a true heroine. Israel and the world needs more people like Annette.