On Trump, again.

Um, so yeah, newsflash: Trump won. Fair dues to him and his band of merry men, I suppose, although not exactly what anyone on the left-leaning side of life really expected. That being said, what’s done is done, and the American people, not to mention the world at […]

Vale: Shimon Peres

I woke this morning to the incredibly sad news of the passing of Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s founding fathers. By any measure he was an extraordinary and gifted man, and one who I was fortunate enough to meet in person, in 2007. It was a brief encounter, […]

A Story of a Humble Banana

This week I will be lighting a Yahrzeit candle for my grandmother, Lea Leibowitz (a Jewish memorial candle lit to honor someone special to you on the anniversary of their death). I have previously written about my grandmother and what she meant to me (see my post Lea’s […]