Sleep of Reason

Sleep of Reason

It was encouraging for Jerusalem residents to learn that the Copenhagen contingent of the international protests staged against Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, broadcast live worldwide on Facebook in August, “appeared tobe [attended by] just one man.” That factoid from...
A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavenlies and those who turn many to righteousness will be like stars forever and ever.” (—Daniel 12:3) Dr. Daniel Nessim is surely one of those of whom these verses speaks as were his parents, grandparents,...
Timeless Mantle

Timeless Mantle

If a thousand years is as a day to the L-rd, then what is 25 years to old friends? And if that friendship is centered around music, ministry and worship, how then is the time relevance of that friendship and ministry measured? Twenty-five years ago, as a young Jewish...
Hanukkah in Israel

Hanukkah in Israel

Growing up in an Ashkenazi Orthodox Jewish family in suburban Maryland, and then moving to Southern California, I thought I was the expert on Hanukkah. Then we made Aliyah to Israel nine years ago, and I was totally proven wrong. The eight-day “Feast of the...
First UAE Article

First UAE Article

“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a political magician who has run out of tricks, and his stubbornness is stopping the Israeli right from winning convincingly and governing the country,” wrote Shalom Lipner, Senior Fellow of the Middle East program at the...