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The President Missed His Member-of-the-Tribe Moment

Last week was the White House’s reach out to the Jews week.

In an interview with the Atlantic’s Jeff Goldberg and in a presentation at my former synagogue here in Washington, D.C., Adas Israel, U.S. 1,572 more words


Wojciech Siudmak, Reincarnation

I wonder what other people believe, but I believe in the transmigration of souls. It makes sense to me that like other natural materials, spirits are energy that like other energy is recycled throughout time.  6 more words


A visit from friends part two: The Jerusalem jaunt

I’ll keep this one snappy, or at least try to! And so we left the Dead Sea and began to make the arduous border crossing to Jerusalem – a city of beauty, interwoven histories and unfortunately much strife. 890 more words

Why Don't You Dive In?

A conversation with my wife a few days ago– or, me talking and her listening:

You know what my problem is? I don’t go whole hog. 316 more words

Spiritual Journey

Women banned from driving, after Saudi Arabia, London

This September 2011 video from the USA is about women in Saudi Arabia.

Do I really have to point out to those ultra-orthodox rabbis in London, that, just like the… 368 more words

Human Rights

'Ban Women Drivers', Say Rabbis In London

DTT: One would think from the title this is a joke. It is not! It is real.

There are Rabbis in London calling for Jewish women to be banned from driving. 183 more words