Hillel GoldbergMay 20, 2021
I am vaccinated and am happy I am vaccinated. I encouraged everyone I know to get vaccinated. I would say the same for children if — and it’s apparently an
Hillel GoldbergMay 13, 2021
60 times. Why not 61? If I were so passionate about a certain subject in the Torah that I reviewed it 60 times, would anybody be surprised if I proceeded […]
Hillel GoldbergMay 06, 2021
If ever there were disproof of the viability of the Israel-Palestinian “peace process,” it was the Abraham Accords signed last year. Four Muslim countries made, not...
Hillel GoldbergApr 29, 2021
It was long ago. Not only the time before cellphones in Israel, but even before the time that most people had phones in their own homes. That’s the way it […]
Hillel GoldbergApr 22, 2021
I doubt whether there was a single Jew on the globe with the practical Jewish skills of Rabbi Yisrael Gornish, who left us last week. He was a mohel. A […]
Hillel GoldbergApr 15, 2021
Tradition speaks of the earthly Jerusalem and the Heavenly Jerusalem. For me, the earthly Jerusalem is already in Heaven. When we came to Jerusalem in 1972, where we...
Hillel GoldbergApr 08, 2021
I could rue Israel’s endless political gridlock, or bemoan the missing screw in the Pesach pot that used to hold its knob in place, or wonder what will be, given...
Hillel GoldbergApr 01, 2021
Either my perception is badly blunted, or I am living in the wrong country. My life is so odd, so unlike what I am told is pervasive out there. Here it […]
Hillel GoldbergMar 25, 2021
PASSOVER EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 4 My mentor and friend, Rabbi Yisroel P. Gornish says, “I love Pesach. Pesach is a different world.” Indeed. Something as...
Hillel GoldbergMar 18, 2021
If all that “equity” connoted in current discourse were “equality,” this column would not be written. The emergence of “equity” as a political and ethical...
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