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Tehilla R. Goldberg
Tehilla R. Goldberg

IJN columnist | View from Central Park

For all these . . .

Celebrating Israel’s 70th from afar is, for me, indeed, bittersweet. Not too far off, I hope to be able to live the words of hashiveini v’ashuva el ha-aretz ha-tova,...

If it’s too good to be true — sometimes it is

Sometimes you hear about someone only after he or she has left this world, and you so badly wish you had had the opportunity to meet them face to face in their lifetime....

They have stolen Pesach from us!

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION C PAGE 19 I’ve been inundated with them. The many social media posts about Pesach holiday cleaning. Some have been anxiety ridden, most,...

Pesach speed takes a long time

I feel like I never eat so well, or at least so creatively, as the weeks leading to Pesach. Between cleaning out the pantry, the fridge and the freezer, there are many...

Squawking at Eurovision

I was just a little girl when I first watched the Eurovision song contest. Yet I remember it like it was yesterday. With no TV at home, we had the privilege of staying...

Charoset: Passover’s ‘everydish’

It’s funny how the moment Purim reaches its conclusion, the switch to Pesach is immediate. Plans shift into high gear. Nonetheless, it’s probably too early to start...

Those goofy, photoshopped window cleaners

When I saw a photo circulating of a tall building with “window cleaners” in the form of superheroes hanging down, my interest was piqued. The caption described...

The 50-bullet lifetime quota

I’d rather be writing about the breathtaking Olympics or about baking scrumptious hamantaschan for Purim next week. Honestly, what do I have to add to the chorus of...

Maybe it takes some ego and hubris

I feel a mix of many emotions about the news coming from Israel that the police will recommend that Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu be indicted. With the...

The ‘Nazi’ Rorschach test

Is it just me, or has the use, or rather misuse, of the word “Nazi” and Nazi implications, or tampering in other ways with memory of the Holocaust, gone off the...