Where Winning and Losing Become One…

Friday, June 21, 2013

When I was a teenager I felt an awakening.  It was related to music and psychedelics, but it was much more.  Along with millions of other kids my age, I broke free from certainty.  We surrendered the solid American life Read More…

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You Used to Think…

Thursday, June 6, 2013

When our earth was big and we were small You didn’t have to worry ’bout nothin’ at all Oh we were so free Free to throw beer cans in the woods our dogs could do their business wherever they could Read More…

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The Road Home.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

someday somewhere when the weather is still cold winter has been long and the possibilities endless, i am going to pick you, precious wild flower sprung up miraculous between two rocks dissolving the solid stuff of impossibility then we will Read More…

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Riding a wave…

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

riding a wave here tumbling energy. translucent objects burnished and sparkling ancient folks re-gather calling them all to life. characters in an ancient tale answering with surprised faces awake to unfinished business now sparkling in their eyes. Share This

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Shabbat on the Roof.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Driving through Tel Aviv. Lost, then found Susan and I arrive at the address for our Shabbat dinner We make our way to the roof atop this five story building. Kids running here and there. As a DJ brings music Read More…

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Why Did You Move to Israel, Anyhow?

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

One of the most interesting things about being in Israel, is talking to folks about why they’ve moved here and how they feel about what they’ve left behind.  Most of the people I talked to are, of course, English speaking Read More…

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Auspicious (almost spooky) happening in the Holy Land

Friday, April 26, 2013

When I checked into the Youth Hostel in Jerusalem, I checked my email.  The first note I opened was from my brother in law in New Jersey.  It was about the Rabbi I had grown up with, Herbert Weiner.  He Read More…

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An Angel, Angelic Kids and the Impossible. No Problem.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Yesterday Susan and I left the very lush northern Israel and headed south to the Negev Desert.  What a contrast.  Mile upon mile of dusty mountains and plains.  When we got close to Be’er Sheeva we headed east and stopped Read More…

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A Light Struggling to Shine On.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

About six months ago, I got a note out of the blue from a man I had never met, Shimshon Robinson.  He said that he heard I was coming to Israel and he wanted to invite me to stop by Read More…

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My Israeli welcoming committee…

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Janet and Charlie Lerner are a lovely couple of coconuts.  Charlie was originally Canadian and Janet grew up in Boston.  Shortly after getting married, they decided to make their lives in Israel.  That was 1972.  (a very good year, I Read More…

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