Interview with Shlomo Epshteyn

Interview with Shlomo Epshteyn

I met Shlomo Epshteyn when we were both competing for the Niles West chess team. We got along just fine, but were never close friends there. It was Shlomo’s senior…

End of Days

By Eliyahu: ד”סב       ָהיֶכTheָרְדּTorah’stakeon life – and all it throws our way. END OF DAYS     December 20th, 2012 has come and gone. Those who wasted…

The Miracle of Hannukah

MIRACLES By Eliyahu            R’ Moshe Haim Luzzato (Ramhal), in his classic work Derech Hashem, writes that the events on which our holidays are based upon are revisited every year….

Duality in Israeli Society

You’ll find just about anything and anyone you’re looking for in Israel from criminals and drug-dealers to Rabbis immersed in a life of giving and good deeds and scientists trying…

For All We Do

For all we do, for all we say, A price is surely to be paid. A humble servant of man’s fate, That is not me, I’ve come too late.  …

A Few Words on a Sucker State

By: Evgeny Sanatovsky (translated from Russian by me) An impartial opinion on pro-peace activism in the Middle East from an impartial bystander as it unfolds—not only of the past two…

A Day in the Muslim Quarter

A Day in the Muslim Quarter

I recently had an opportunity to take a walk in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Before going there, I’d always been a little apprehensive about showing…