politics

Parties, Coalitions, and Craziness… Oh My!

Yup, politics. More specifically, Israeli politics. Not something I love to talk about, and I’m sure there will be folk who do not love to hear what I have to say. Israel’s Messy Political Situation The political situation in Israel is a mess. Now, granted, it seems to be quite a mess everywhere. Americans are […]

Israel’s Strange Love Affair with Donald Trump

Many months ago, I was asked if I could write a piece for an American-Jewish newspaper and I tossed together this article. Sadly, for whatever reason it was never published. But I thought I’d hand it over to Jaffe World instead. Enjoy my take on the odd relationship between Donald Trump and the Israeli people. […]

The Insecurity of Security

Over the last decade I have been overwhelmed by security overhauls, both physical and now virtual. One thing has become apparent time and time again. In most of these situations, there has been a ton of work only to make everyone feel highly inconvenienced. Yet I have no evidence that anything is actually more secure […]

The Futility of Voting

Voting? I Didn’t Do It I didn’t vote in the last US elections. Yeah, I know. I’m an enemy of democracy. I am a threat to the American dream. But if you hear me out for a second, maybe I have a point or two. So why didn’t I vote? The simple answer is: I […]

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