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How fast it comes

It’s amazing how quickly things change. I had tickets for the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights game for this past Sunday, March 15. As a huge fan of both...

Should I trust myself?

I think I can start a potentially dangerous activity because I think I’m in control. I won’t cross the line into danger. I am disciplined. Examples abound: Driving...

What is Israel’s ‘Joint Arab List’?

Winning the most votes in Israel’s latest election was a triumph for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party. But it wasn’t enough to end the yearlong...

What about the permanently quarantined?

Bidud. Bedidut. Hitbodedut. These three Hebrew words overlap as they are all rooted in the same three Hebrew letters bet, daled, daled; equivalent in English to B.D.D....

Ignorance or knowledge?

I’ve been following the progression of the coronavirus since my colleague Andrea Jacobs first heard it reported in late December, 2019 — which seems so long ago. It...

Copy, cut, paste

Could you imagine creating something that becomes so ubiquitous that it is used the world over, by pretty much everyone from the age of 10 and above? That’s what Larry...

Now this would be a presidential debate

I have always imagined this kind of debate: Each debater argues for the position or the candidate that he opposes. Yes, you read that right. This is how it would work,...

Quarantine

Quarantine. It’s a word we associate with the Middle Ages. According to Wikipedia: “The word quarantine comes from a seventeenth-century Venetian variant of the...

What are we eating?

As the urgency and tensions regarding the coronavirus increase, aside from being terrified myself, it’s gotten me thinking about a few aspects of it. More than...

Wait and see, most Jews will vote for Bernie

This is a scary moment for centrist and pro-Israel Democrats. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ overwhelming victory in the Nevada caucuses, coupled with the disastrous debut of...