Tehilla Goldberg
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With Purim two weeks away, its spirit is already in the air. Costume planning, mishloach manot, hamantaschen baking and Purim banquet menus, all underway. Of course, at the center of it all is the … more
I was always able to believe that those rare acts of violence by Israeli Jews were condemned wall to wall across Israeli society; that those vigilantes, and the marginalized few who supported … more
In last week’s parsha, Ki Tisa, we learned of the scandal of the Golden Calf. Infamously, the Jewish people sinned with idol worship. Following that breach, the concept of forgiveness for a … more
The murder of Ori Ansbacher — raped, tortured, mutilated and left in a Jerusalem forest — was so barbaric it almost echoed the story of the concubine in the Book of Judges. Ori means … more
I’ve been enchanted by The Shalva Band’s magical performances on Israel’s Kochav Haba, “Rising Star,” starting with a mind-blowing rendition of the Beatles’ … more
Probably the purest image in the world is that kidney-bean shaped baby in utero, cozily nestled in its mother’s womb. When I heard of the new abortion law passed in New York this week, in my … more
One of the most dramatic and visual scenes in the Torah is that of the splitting of the Red Sea. To see nature reverse its natural course — rupturing a natural pattern of flowing water, … more
There is a great weight of expectation on our doctors’ shoulders. We have a certain trust in members of the medical profession. As patients, when we sit across from the doctor, we are in a very … more
With the death of Rona Ramon, a blanket of great sadness fell upon all of Israel. It all came rushing back … the heartbreaking news after a euphoric two weeks of witnessing Ilan Ramon … more
Clearly, this is an effort to mitigate Jews’ pain as victims of hate, and instead neutralize us as part of one big Semitic group. … more
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