Finding Obsession

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


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

Fear is the Key

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

Who is a civilian?

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