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Jerusalem Past

When my family got ‘frum’, when I was around 16, I started reading a whole lot of biographies and stories by interesting Baal Teshuvas. In nearly every case, Jerusalem had a starring role. People would be surfing, studying for university,…
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Like yourself

Have you ever had one of those days when you kind of feel like G-d forgot about you? Yes, He made you, He gave you life, and maybe even a husband and kids and a mortgage – but now He’s busy with the civil war in Syria, or ISIS in Iraq, or…
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Make a decision

I’ve just finished reading a book called: ‘I remembered in the night your name’, by Varda Branfman, and I really enjoyed it. A couple of things in particular caught my attention, one of which had to do with the author’s experience…
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It’s not a competition

You know, it’s just struck me how so many of us are so busy ‘competing’ for attention / kudos / success / popularity etc, that it’s making it really hard for us to appreciate what other people are actually trying to do to build the world.…
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“God made Prozac”

The other day, I walked past a billboard in Meah Shearim for one of the local healthcare providers here in Israel, that had a big picture of a smiley charedi doctor doing two big thumbs up. The slogan underneath read something like: “A billion…
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Physical Reality

One of the biggest stumbling blocks I’m coming up against with all the energy medicine stuff is that most people, including very religious Jews, simply don’t know Quantum Physics. If they knew Quantum Physics – even the smallest little…