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Mother consoles daughter after rocket attack November 15, 2015
Don’t Pray for France, Pray for the World

Yesterday evening, the news started to break about the terrorist attacks in Paris. Since Shabbat had already started, I didn’t get any opportunity to personally review the details of what was unfolding. Earlier this evening, I did my best to catch up. What I saw on social media was a large-scale show of support for […]

POTUS January 21, 2015
No, I Did Not Watch the State of the Union Address This Year

Nope, didn’t do it. That’s right, I didn’t watch the President’s State of the Union address tonight. I guess it is safe to say that I feel disenfranchised from American politics at the moment. I mean it’s been a really tough year. A year where a lot of latent racial tension has boiled to the […]

The Interview Movie December 21, 2014
Why the POTUS Should Stay Out of the Entertainment Industry

I admit, have not been closely following the story about the movie The Interview and Sony Pictures’ decision to pull the film from theaters. However when I heard that President Obama made a statement that he publicly disagreed with Sony’s decision, I had to roll my eyes. It’s not that I agree or disagree with […]

March 22, 2013
The Obamas Should Not Have A Seder

On Monday night, Passover, or “chag hamatzot” will begin. It is one of the most widely observed and important holidays of the Jewish calendar. But the Jews will not be alone in getting their haggadot and seder plates ready. President Obama, his family, and select others will be joining in on the fun as well. […]