Month: December 2018

Back in the States, Part 2: We Saved the World!

The big trip to the States is rounding the corner and coming up on its end. The excitement of ubiquitous Christmas lights and shopping craziness will soon be behind me until the next time. The second leg of my trip to the States was colored by a handful of interesting experiences. The Street The most […]

Back in the States, Part 1

I’ve been in the States for a few days now, my first time out of Israel in over two years. I just wanted to share some observations, if I may, through the eyes of the (often unnecessarily) overly observant. Israel vs The States: Simple Differences First of all, here are a handful of small differences […]

But My Life’s a Blessing…

Cynic… with Blessings I’m a cynic. A natural born cynic. And frankly, I have more than a few things to be concerned about in this world. I’m watching pieces of my youth disappear. I’m feeling the sting of health complications. I’ve watched pieces of my life fall apart and I’ve felt pain in my heart […]

Desperate Search for Perfect Health

My relationship with health and fitness¬†(and my desperate search for perfect health) has been a roller coaster. Doctors and Perfect Health Throughout my childhood I didn’t care much for healthy eating. I quickly learned to distrust doctors. My main example came from years of silly attempts to diagnose my violent chest pains. They were later […]

Farewell to Kutz Camp

¬† A week ago I woke up and saw a friend’s impassioned post about how devastated she was about the URJ’s decision to close Kutz Camp, the reform movement’s central leadership academy in Warwick, New York. The news hit me hard, and I’m still a bit queasy thinking about it. I am so terribly saddened […]

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