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Abraham Joshua Heschel writes, “Religion is an answer to man’s ultimate questions.” However, in order to get the right answers, we must ask the right questions. What questions should we ask? In the early chapters of Genesis, G-d, speaking directly and through messengers (the angels), asks humankind three questions: Where are you? Where is your Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 - I didn’t put Israel on my do not call list, but neither did I call Israel. An Orthodox rabbi I know said to me long ago, “You travel to Paris, Italy, Spain. From any of those places it is only a couple of hours to Israel … why not Israel?” I Read More

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Recently, I was listening to Boston College’s WZBC, on 90.3 FM, when a one-hour show from “Democracy Now” was being aired.  I was shocked to hear the numerous anti-Semitic and anti-Israel overtones. I reached out to Boston College. I received a call from a college representative and was informed that the time was being leased out to  Read More

After a few years of watching the Jewish Journal go through so many changes, I for one am happy with our local Jewish paper. Every other Friday I look forward to it appearing in my mailbox. I just want to say kudos to Steven Rosenberg for his vision for our paper. I saw it turn Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 - For some, last week’s reconciliation agreement between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) represented a new hope that the pact could eventually lead to some form of lasting peace with Israel. But to grasp just how big the divide is between the two governing Palestinian factions, one needs to look at Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 - Recently, I was granted a wish to sit with Sheldon Adelson, a giant of the Jewish world, to share what was in my heart. A bonus was sitting with his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson, as well. The purpose of my meeting with the Adelsons, who are the driving force behind the Read More

OCTOBER 19, 2017 - JERUSALEM – Anyone who travels to Israel probably sees more firearms per square foot than anywhere short of a battlefield. This is primarily due to the fact that Israel has, historically, been a battlefield, with ongoing security issues that require a strong and permanent presence of armed authorities. These authorities include Read More