Tag Archives: diaspora

The Kotel Balagan (Kerfluffle)

My latest in the Times of Israel In the way of background to this article, there was an agreement between the Israeli government and the Jewish Agency, representing Diaspora Jewry, that an area of the Western Wall (Kotel) would be … Continue reading

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Listen to all the Lessons of Hanukkah

Years ago, in fact more years than I would care to admit, when my sons were in Hebrew school, the school principal remarked to me that she had a hard time with Hanukkah. She took issue with the religious zealotry … Continue reading

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