I’m going to let you all in on a secret. I don’t fast, not during the Fast of Tammuz, or even on Yom Kippur. I know a shanda-right? …who do I think I am, not to repent sins and misdeeds; … Continue reading
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Aviva Klompas began her career working within the genteel halls of her national government. The author, incidentally holds a Masters in biology (not exactly an indication of what was to come in her career trajectory), embraces her Jewish heritage and … Continue reading
Words have meaning. Simply saying them without thinking doesn’t excuse you from their implications. And if you say them, then gaslight the public, accusing the majority of people of being racist, ignorant, or undermining your point, instead of apologizing and … Continue reading
My latest up at the Times of Israel. Perhaps it is because growing up I had seen Jewish American women need an armed escort out of the UN Women’s Conference in Mexico, or having lived through the time when … Continue reading
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
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