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The Fortress

29 Tevet 5775 – January 19, 2015
These monsters constantly attack When we dare to try to fight back

It All Comes Out In The Wash

22 Tevet 5775 – January 12, 2015
This past Friday it was finally almost official. It was going to happen. Be’ezras Hashem.

Your Rights Are At Stake

12 Tevet 5775 – January 2, 2015
If you're part of the 95% of Americans who own an Apple device, you're being spied on at this very moment.

The Death Of Klinghoffer

17 Kislev 5775 – December 8, 2014
They are presented as freedom fighters attempting to further their cause, and not as the bloodthirsty murders they were.

Thoughts On Synagogue Terror

I am naive, but only in an optimistic sense, seeing the good in the world like only a 20-year old can.

Therapy? Straight Talk For Teens

10 Kislev 5775 – December 1, 2014
Believe it or not, some schools actually have therapists or guidance counselors on staff.

To Touch the Sky: Jewish Survival Through A Child’s Eyes

25 Heshvan 5775 – November 17, 2014
"Grandpa," I wondered, as the swing began to slow down, "why are there numbers on your arm?"

America: A Force To Be Reckoned With

15 Heshvan 5775 – November 7, 2014
This devastating loss For weeks is the top news, But the assassination of politicians Is squeezed onto page two.


I am mad. I am mad at America.

90 Seconds – A Summer Never to Forget

1 Heshvan 5775 – October 24, 2014
This past summer was a powerful one for the Jewish people. I will always remember where I was on June 12th when I found...

From Monsey To Sderot

1 Tishri 5775 – September 24, 2014
I witnessed the true strength of Am Yisrael during those few days.

Turning Toward Teshuva

25 Elul 5774 – September 19, 2014
Is a missed opportunity to do a mitzvah considered a sin?

In Your Hands

The sounds and scents of the kitchen are cozy, familiar, but loud in the silence.

Rosh Hashanah

18 Elul 5774 – September 12, 2014
This Holy Day comes once a year With prayers and begging and pleading and tears,

Multitasking: Ability or Inability?

While multitasking is not ideal, it is often necessary and unavoidable.

The Wall

27 Av 5774 – August 22, 2014
As they fall upon us we go To the WALL.

Bliss, Loss, Under Fire, Peace? My Summer in Israel

One minute you're shaving shwarma off a pit, then the shwarma guy tells you he read a (fake) WhatsApp that the boys are dead.

Where Are You?

16 Av 5774 – August 11, 2014
How can awareness evolve from exploding stars?


13 Av 5774 – August 8, 2014
King David prayed to give me my destined glory from his palace; his son to mold me into the mountain that everyone faces when they call to our Creator.

The Stones

The ground of the Beis HaMikdash, which will soon take its appointed place.

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