Sunday, April 14, 2024 -
Print Edition

Columns

Right here, right now

“Mishenichnas Adar Marbim b’Simcha, with the onset of Adar comes in, joy surges” — such is the usual motif for the Jewish month of Adar, in which the often...

Nosh by Micah Siva

Time travel

One probably wouldn’t expect a book called Nosh to be a compilation of “Plant-Forward Recipes,” as the subhead begins. But there’s no false advertising here. The...

Seeing the light

The trip was one-part anniversary present, one-part dream travel destination come true, but most of all, it was a long, longed-for spiritual re-connection with my father...

When problems don’t have solutions

A Palestinian state, made up of people who are either terrorists or who, in the main, support the Hamas massacre of Oct. 7, is a prescription for the end of Israel.

Misplaced mercy

When the curiosity and quirk of the lunar calendar presents us with a leap year, thus giving us two months of Adar, we are also given two Purim holidays.

How many indigenous Palestinians?

Were there 775,000 indigenous Palestinians expelled by Israel? This statement is inextricably tied to a host of issues that I do not address in order to focus on...

Extraordinary confluence

“Blessed are You, L-rd our G-d, Ruler of the Universe, who frees the captive.” In the space of less than 24 hours, I was privileged to witness this blessing...

Barrier and insulation

While we read about Israel’s sophisticated, daringly brave operation that thankfully and successfully released a duo of hostages in Gaza straight from the claws of the...

What happened to the ‘open air prison?’

It is not surprising that Israel’s massive response to the war launched against it by Hamas has garnered opponents. Face it. Not everyone is deeply connected to Israel...

The layers of winter, this winter

It’s been a real gray spell of gloom and dreariness here in New York. It’s not letting up. Each morning I wake up and I don’t even need to part the curtains to...