The Dream

The Dream

And the land wept in grief, For he who loved it most was no more, The land did not flourish, nor did it swell like she who would give birth, He was not there to hold her hand, With her to go forth.

Self Pity in Zionist Circles: Good or Bad?

Self Pity in Zionist Circles: Good or Bad?

Zionist activists in Israel and abroad seem to have settled on a theme du jour for just about everything they say and do. “Israel is being unfairly treated by the world.” I see it in the news every day and it’s becoming a menace. Not because it’s not true but because it’s being misapplied.

What Judaism Means to Me

What Judaism Means to Me

Judaism means everything to me. It’s a part of my life from the second I get up in the morning to the moment I fall asleep at night–and it also accompanies me in my dreams.

The Vision

The Vision

It appeared to me in a dream, What was it who knows? Behind its hideous mask, the soul of the creature arose, For beneath it somewhere, I could sense a familiar stare, Could it possibly be? A reminder, a twinkle of hope, In the ocean of thought so remote, So far and yet so near, That I shook and trembled in fear, The mask’s lips slightly moved and a sound: Like the cry of a million trumpets, Like the beat of a million drums, And yet so sullen, so quiet, like a perilous journey begun.

What’s the Difference Zionist Song

What’s the Difference Zionist Song

This is a song I wrote and recorded with my friend, Matvey (video by Speedy of SpeedyMedia) about a year ago. I’ve since posted it on Youtube, haven’t gotten very many views and haven’t tried too hard to promote it.

Letting Go of Old Ties

I’m “done” with a few people I considered close friends. I’m very happy they were part of my life, but I feel I’m entering a new phase and these people…

Can the Miami Heat be Stopped?

As Lebron Jame’s Miami Heat continue their domination of the NBA, the concrete answer that enters my mind to the question posed above is “No, they can’t.” Point blank period. The latest tour de force…

Here Come the ‘Hawks!

Just in case you haven’t noticed, the Chicago Blackhawks have ravaged the rest of the NHL since the 2013 campaign got under way. They’ve won a franchise-best 10 in a…

A World Without Facebook

It’s been a week since I quit the T-Rex of social media that what’s-his-name founded aka Facebook. I can’t say I’ve missed it; on the contrary, I’ve had a lot…