How I Got to be So Hysterical

On April 4th, it was my birthday, and like every other April 4th preceding it, I called my Dad because it was his birthday too. (Yup, I was born on my Dad’s birthday.) We talked for an hour and a half, and at the end of our conversation, my Dad said, “your mother and I … Read more How I Got to be So Hysterical

9th of Av

From sundown last night, until sundown tonight, Israelis are fasting in remembrance (among other things) of the destruction of both the first and second temples. Wikipedia has as a pretty good article on the topic, here. It really is one of the most significant days of the year, and it directly impacts Israeli nationalism. And, … Read more 9th of Av