Hi everyone. I am dreadfully sick. I’ll probably be okay tomorrow, but for now I’m horrifyingly terrible. Yup. THAT kind of sick. But, I didn’t want to leave y’all without something to look at. A friend of mine pointed out that Obsession had changed location in Google’s video list. I’m not sure why, but I … Read more Finding Obsession
A friend of mine called me up last night and said, “John, you’ve gotta see this movie.” Being the rather cynical guy that I am, my mental response was “Well, I don’t HAFTA see anything.” Not knowing that she was already talking to the world expert on everything, she went on, “It encapsulates the whole … Read more Obsession
A friend of mine lives within shouting distance of Palestinian villages in the West Bank. A few days ago, I was sitting in his barber chair having my head shortened, when he told me that you can hear the Palestinians celebrate when Hizbullah rockets hit Israel. I said, “You mean, THAT is the reason why … Read more When Israeli Civilians Die, They Celebrate
One problem that lies at the base of this conflict is that Israel wants to be loved. Of course, most democratic countries want to be loved. I come from a country that is often accused of wanting to be loved too much – at least as individuals. It’s all about wanting to be a good … Read more Fear is the Key
Because of the unique nature of Judaism, it can be hard to know who is Jewish, and who is not. That’s why it is impossible to live here for any length of time without hearing the age-old discussion: Who is a Jew? It’s a question. It’s a topic for discussion. It’s often even an agonizing … Read more Who is a civilian?