An Open Letter to the Rabbis of T’ruah

There is the voice of right – and the right to voice. The so-called rabbis of T’ruah have neither. Their credibility is shot as soon as someone looks at their “About” page. Perhaps the only really credible and non-controversial part of their description is where they correctly point out, that …

Maale Adumim Book Swap

It’s an event that takes place twice a year. Five or six THOUSAND English books…all donated and then sold for charity. It’s about community; it’s about dozens of volunteers working together. It takes place in May and in November. Just a reminder that we are days away from the Maale …

Book Review: Experiencing War

Rabbi Emanuel Feldman’s book, The 28th of Iyar accomplishes something amazing. For most people, experiencing war is something simply not on their radar. If in their lifetime there is a war, it is on distant shores. Though only a small child at the time, I have vague memories of the …