Monthly Archives: August 2018

Book Review: Identity by Francis Fukuyama

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The end of history never actually occurred, Well the end of the “era” that Fukuyama had mentioned was on the verge of occurring never happened. History, it seems, had a mind of its own. So to explain his view of … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned as the Parent of Autistic Boys

My latest blog at Born Dancing. *********** 1. Laughter is very important. Yes, you can find your child’s faux pas funny. The trick is not to let them see, or hear, you laugh. 2. Pokemon is forever, and ever, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: 21 Questions for the 21St Century by Yuval Noah Harari

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The Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari, who vaulted to international fame with his highly acclaimed best seller, Sapiens, has written a new and interesting book that instead of looking towards the past to understand who we are today, looks at … Continue reading

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They will first come for us because we are Jews…

Since I was a teenager, I loved Israel. She was an outgrowth of my understanding of who I was as a Jew, and as a human being. She spoke to me of renewal, understanding, and of a People that simply … Continue reading

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Transitioning from Summer to School

My latest post at Born Dancing.   *********** As we move towards the end of summer it is important that we create as smooth a transition into the new school year as possible for our children. For many children it … Continue reading

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On Words: Equality and Democracy

This blog is dedicated to the use of words. This post below, which was published in the Times of Israel, is about the omission of words. Sometimes what you do not say, has more effect on a country, a society, … Continue reading

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On Words: Normal

One thing you get used to, when you are a member of a family that has a child, or an adult, with special needs, is that your normal isn’t the norm. Now of course we, in the special needs community, … Continue reading

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