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Tehilla R. Goldberg
Tehilla R. Goldberg

IJN columnist | View from Central Park

Blank stare. Nada. Zip.

At this point, I know to expect it. For years now, each erev Shavuot, on the eve of the holiday, I receive two joke phone calls from two good friends. We laugh as they...

Nature’s beautiful show

By the time you are reading this, the sun will be shining once again and spring will be back in the air, with the record snowfall of this past week but a distant memory....

Tlaib at best, incoherent; at worst, malevolent

When I was updating a pro-Israel academic about Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s recent remarks, she just burst out laughing. She wasn’t even upset. Tlaib’s statement...

The national concierge desk

Reuma Eldar of The Voice of Israel radio has passed away. She truly was the voice of Israel. I was raised on her melodious voice. For early risers, her brother was...

They can’t break us

On the last days of Passover I did not access technology for 48 hours. I reconnected online with curiosity. Usually it’s silly things you missed in the interim. This...

Burned into Jewish memory

Even before I laid eyes on two particularly sorrowful yet mesmerizing photos of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral going up in smoke — AP’s Thibault Camus’ and...

Seder night, 1943

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION C PAGE 19 You can’t know right away by looking at the picture that it’s a seder in a ghetto. It could have been a group photo of family and...

37 years! — we never forget

Two separate sets of Jewish bones, of Jewish skeletons, were unearthed this past week. One excavation was in Brest, Belarus. The other — after 37 unbearable years of...

Rest in peace, Capt. Bacos

I never saw the movie “Entebbe” or, as history’s most audacious and daring military rescue operation was known to me in my Israeli childhood, “Mivtza...

Math, art and Purim

I’ve always adored hamantaschen. Over the years, I’ve experimented here and there, but usually I stick to the traditional old-school fillings of mohn (poppyseed),...