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Herb Keinon

    Fitting in through watching soccer

    I’m not from the big cursers. Sure, an imprecation or two might slip out when a car cuts me off on the road (hopefully when the children are not riding with me). A...

    What I’ve learned

    As The Jerusalem Post turns 90, it’s time for me to reflect on 37 of those years — the ones that I have spent at that venerable newspaper.

    My Sephardi, Ashkenazi, Ethiopian minyan

    The World Health Organization may not have sounded the all-clear sign, the Health Ministry may still be on alert, and some people may still be getting sick, but in my...

    FOMO. FOSP. FONN. FONGLA.

    Everyone knows about FOMO — Fear of Missing Out — a term coined in 1996 by marketing strategist Dan Herman to describe an emotional state many of us feel at various...

    Figuring out the happy Israel

    I speak often to groups, both Jewish and non-Jewish, about Israel, and one thing that often surprises them is how high Israel ranks in all those various annual happiness...

    Musings on the end of saying Kaddish

    The 12-month journey of mourning one’s parents begins, to paraphrase Chairman Mao, with a single prayer.

    Seeing what’s in your own backyard

    “We have everything right here in our backyard, there’s no reason to travel anywhere,” my father said nearly every summer when I was a kid growing up in Denver.

    The inadequate grandparents

    “Which grandparents do you want to go to for Shabbat?” my daughter-in-law, Skippy’s wife, asked her son a few weeks back. “To Saba Urb and Savta Susie’s,” he...