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Tehilla Goldberg
Tehilla R. Goldberg

IJN columnist | View from Central Park

    Israel’s Gordian knot

    Israel seems to be entangled in what the ancient Greeks called a Gordian Knot, an intractable problem that is difficult to untangle.

    Summer Shabbat blues

    In these long sweltering Shabbats, when the endless hot afternoons seem never ending, I feel like the late afternoon part of the day hits this limbo kind of state....

    “Hello darkness, my old friend . . .”

    The story behind Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence."

    Intersection of Shavuot and Six Day War

    This year the holiday of Shavuot falls exactly on the anniversary of the start of the Six Day War, in 1967.

    Collect call

    When I saw a news clip yesterday showing the last pay phone in New York City being removed, boy was I disappointed and sad!

    Mob justice

    The death of a journalist in the line of duty is tragic. The death of Shireen Abu Akleh, caught in the crossfire in Jenin, is tragic.

    From the hospital bed to the nation’s heart

    On a week that encompasses two special days of commemoration and celebration of modern day Israel, a week that is meant to embody unity of purpose and peoplehood, it’s...

    The lens of negative space

    The week after Passover is always Holocaust Memorial week.

    Where the streets were filled with Passover

    There is no holiday that evokes nostalgia like Passover. When I talk about my Jerusalem Passover memories, it sounds like I am talking about a 1920s shtetl.

    Yearning for redemption

    As I sit here today on Friday, April 8, the eve of Shabbat ha-Gadol, to pen my Passover column, what can I possibly share as Passover inspiration?