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Staying Strong in Israel's War against Hamas

This is a speech that I delivered at the Silicon Valley Solidarity Gathering for Israel on July 22, 2014.

The Jewish State of Israel distinguishes itself among the family of nations to the extent that it is governed by middot, the positive attributes of our Jewish tradition.  954 more words


My sunny disposition

I woke up this morning feeling really yucky. I either had a very bad night, or the first good night in a while. I always feel worse after the first good night’s sleep in a while. 715 more words


A Reason To Be Thankful

I was talking to a friend of mine today who works in the world of non-profits, ministry and charity. She was sharing a story about a young woman who was living in the shelter with her kids to avoid her abusive husband. 401 more words


Salvation Army In Bell Proposes Shelter To House 136 Undocumented Children

BELL (CBSLA.com) — The Salvation Army in Bell made a proposal Wednesday that won cheers and jeers.

At a Bell City Council meeting, the organization proposed housing and providing shelter for 136 undocumented children. 219 more words


Why it costs money to take animals to the Humane Society?

This is a subject that is very dear to my heart. My pets are very close to me, so much so, that they are like my own kids. 568 more words

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Shelter from the storm - wilderness castles

Wilderness shelters – a primer, with recommendations for solo, x2 and group trips.

Carrying a house on your back involves compromise. While temporary wilderness structures are more spacious, more weather-resistant, and lighter than ever, ‘best’ is only ever going to be in the eye of the beholder.


#46 - Learning to come runnings for the whistle

Like I mentioneds in one of my very first tips (#3 – Come when called), I sometimes goes a bit deaf when smelling the really nice smellies and forgets to notice when the humans are calling me. 657 more words