Category Archives: Jews

The Future of the Jews. עתידם של היהודים.


With the war and Gaza and anti-Jewish protests everywhere, I thought now was the time to write this. Sounds dire, doesn’t it?  Most of this is philosophical and asking questions with a little silliness at the end. You are a … Continue reading

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Hamas and Comparisons. חמאס והשוואות.


I was on the phone with my Mom.   We were discussing Gaza and Hamas.  I have a friend, who has a friend in US Intelligence.  His take on Hamas is that, they are not strong enough to carry out … Continue reading

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Simon Schama The Story of the Jews


I watched all five episodes of the Simon Schama series, The Story of the Jews.  It may be the best series I’ve seen on Judaism, that really makes you understand why certain things happened. Much of this is my interpretation … Continue reading

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The Triple Package by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld.


Amy Chua is known by many as the “Tiger Mom.”  Jed Rubenfeld is her husband and they both teach at Yale.  You already have the power couple of New Haven, Connecticut. The Triple Package is three things that make certain … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama and Jews


Here is an article about the Dalai Lama and his contact with Jews. He wanted our help in teaching his people to cope with life in exile. Click on Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

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Some Jewish Humor.


The first was in the Amy Chua, Jed Rubenfeld book, The Triple Package on page 107.  This is from historian Lawrence J. Epstein. A Jewish woman is elected President of the United States.  She wants her mother to come to … Continue reading

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Ah Sarcasm and H.L. Mencken.


I scared myself.  With my sarcastic look at life, I may grow up to be the Twenty-first Century H.L. Mencken.    Mencken, the scribe of Baltimore.  (There have been other Baltimore scribes, they do have a newspaper you know, it’s … Continue reading

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