CoronaBlues, The Metzora, and Prayer

CoronaBlues, The Metzora, and Prayer

In this past week’s Torah Reading, Tazria-Metzora, we found the descriptions of Tzaarat, a spiritual-moral affliction that manifests itself through physical symptoms. We also found the Metzora, one who is afflicted with Tzaarat, and the procedure the Kohen (priest)...
Jewish Settlers for Sanders, Go Bernie Go!

Jewish Settlers for Sanders, Go Bernie Go!

I’ve heard “some people,” talk about starting a “Jewish Settlers for Bernie” or “Settlers for Sanders” group in Israel. All those Jewish American citizens living in Judea and Samaria and elsewhere in Israel (according to the Palestinians, all Jews in...
The Likud and Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

The Likud and Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

“Rok HaLikud Y’Chol – Only the Likud can…” a campaign song and slogan that’s seeped into the Israeli body politic for years. “Only the Likud can…” give away the Sinai. “Only the Likud can…” go to Madrid (the seed of the Oslo tragedy). “Only the Likud can…” divide...