To the Mother Who Asked Me How I Can I Send My Child to Israel (Published in The Times of Israel)

“How can you send your son, and then your daughter in a few months into a hotbed of terror and deadly controversy?” I was stunned. I couldn’t recall asking her opinion when we bumped into each other in the baked Continue reading To the Mother Who Asked Me How I Can I Send My Child to Israel (Published in The Times of Israel)

Am I Harping on the Holocaust?! (Published by The Times of Israel)

I have been asked this question repeatedly.  Those who haven’t asked want to know, but don’t want to ask, and that’s fair.  It’s a bleak and daunting chapter, which many including Jews, wish to simply put behind us. It’s not Continue reading Am I Harping on the Holocaust?! (Published by The Times of Israel)