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Journalism 101

A crash course in teasing out the truth. I’ve been deliberately staying away from this topic for months. But now that the ‘Peace Plan’ is upon us, I seem to be getting a strong push from shemayim to set out some of the facts about what…
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Patience

It's hard to keep going at the moment. So much effort that doesn't seem to have got anywhere, so much yearning for a better world that's going unrequited. God, where's all the fruits of our labours?!?! It seems that all our good deeds,…
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Going home to Uman

Last week, I had a little nervous breakdown. The only reason it was little, as opposed to BIG, is because on Thursday morning I told my husband that if I didn’t make it out to Uman for Shabbat, I was probably going to crack up into a million…
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A stolen craft

God never intended for the Jewish people to be so caught up in Esav's wars. Last week, we read the final parsha, Vayechi, in Sefer Bereishit, where Yaakov Avinu calls his sons to him for a final blessing. When he gets to Shimon and Levi, he…
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Bushfires and volcanoes in Australia

A picture speaks a thousand words. Here is a picture of two massive volcanic fields on Australia's Sapphire Coast, known in geological parlance as the Boyd Volcanic Complex, and the Yalwal Volcanic Complex. ==== Geologists like to tell…
Close up of the Statue of Liberty
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The secret of 52

Why did Trump state he was going to attack precisely 52 Iranian sites, if they dared to fight back after the US illegally blew their 2nd in command to pieces in Iraq? Over Shabbat, I found something that shed some light on what's going on here,…