Fighting for his life — why?
Shana GoldbergFeb 23, 2023
As of press time, a totally innocent East High School student is in critical condition, having been shot for no reason other than sitting in his car. Luis Garcia is an...
I never cease to be shocked . . .
Hillel GoldbergFeb 16, 2023
Why do I never cease to be shocked? Probably for the same reason that no one else is, either. I open the Intermountain Jewish News from 1935 — three years before...
Locked away forever
Tehilla R. GoldbergFeb 16, 2023
It felt surreal to have departed from Jerusalem finding out that while I was airborne that peaceful place was experiencing unfathomable tragedy, pain, suffering,...
Make that Palesteen
Shana GoldbergFeb 16, 2023
When last week I saw “Palestine” trending I hesitated to click. On social media I typically avoid the Israel-Palestine topic like the plague. But click I did and was...
Among the angels
Hillel GoldbergFeb 09, 2023
I was at the synagogue of the Bostoner Rebbe, Rabbi Meir Horowitz. Time for Ana BeKoa’ch and Lecha Dodi. I cannot count how many renditions of Lecha Dodi have deeply...
Herb KeinonFeb 09, 2023
It’s not that often that I’m able to see my spouse in action professionally. The Wife is a psychotherapist and mindfulness instructor. So the chances of seeing her...
Tragedy could help bridge the divide
Tehilla R. GoldbergFeb 09, 2023
The images from Turkey are searing. People searching through the snow in the desperate hopes of finding family members alive.
Hillel GoldbergFeb 02, 2023
A former enforcer of apartheid in South Africa, were he to alight upon Israel today, would not know what those who call Israel an apartheid state are talking about.
Jordan FriedmanFeb 02, 2023
I met A. B. Yehoshua in the summer of 1991. In a lecture about classical Zionist ideas, he added his own rhetorical flavor. Jews of the Diaspora have a Jewish skin, he...