Month: April 2019

Five Crappy Things about Israel that Need to Change… Yesterday

OK, I’m a cynic. I get that. But that doesn’t mean I’m wrong about everything. Nor does it mean my country gets a free pass on me pointing out its garbage. A lot of people here treat Israel as if it’s a utopia, void of any major issues. People brag left and right about Israel’s […]

Leaping for ALYN

Another year… another leap from an airplane. My son and I are once again jumping from a plane, for an absolutely fantastic cause. We would love it if you could contribute. Every dollar counts. ALYN Hospital is Incredible So first, why should you donate to ALYN Hospital? ALYN is the only rehabilitation hospital for kids […]

Five Life Lessons I Learned from Being a UFC Fan

I’ve been a huge fan of Mixed Martial Arts for several years now. I watched UFC fights live in the States weekly, and I follow the sport like a soap opera to this day. For the uninitiated or those who haven’t been updated, despite your possible perception of UFC as unregulated cock fighting, the sport […]

Can Macrobiotics Save a Life? (Guest Post)

I am proud to present another guest post, this time from my wonderful mother-in-law, Klara LeVine. *** My friend died last night. Cancer took her life. But what kind of a friend was I? Over the years she had expressed interest in the foods I had shared with her. And she has enjoyed them. So […]

The Great Family Merger: Five Guiding Principles

I’m a bit worried. Not terribly. But a bit. I don’t doubt my parenting skills. And I certainly don’t doubt the person I married. Quite the opposite, in fact. I couldn’t imagine someone more qualified to take this journey with me and seamlessly become a part of my family. However, I’ve heard stories galore about […]

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