From Dov Lipman’s Facebook Timeline: Today is “International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Day.” I call on every woman who has experienced any type of violence to file a complaint. It is difficult to file a complaint, at times more difficult than the violence itself, but you have to do it. I will … More open hand, open mind?
I should be happy to talk about something other than the massacre in Jerusalem, the horrifying lack of comprehension of the threats ahead for the whole world. So I will be. And it’s not talking turkey. From English Language & Usage: An “origin” and definition of this “quaint phrase” are offered by the June 3, … More not talking turkey
The proper form of mourning in a Jewish home is silence. That is, if the mourner does not have anything to say, those who come to offer condolences should sit there silently waiting. There are not many people who can achieve this. I have only seen it a few times. Actually, I can only think of … More radio silence
If you go to Google and start typing in “pursuit of…”, it will auto-suggest: But then it takes you to the game Trivial Pursuit. Sites and sites about the game. It takes a while, actually a couple of pages, before you get to anything other than relating to the game. Here’s one article: The Mainstream … More in the happy pursuit of the trivial
Or why your mother telling you to eat all the food on your plate because there are starving children in [take your pick in the world] was right. Okay, sort of. Not that your mother or mine (or I!) ever said that, but waste not, want not, right? THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — More than 5,000 Greeks … More feedback about the feedback
There’s a reason we are supposed to pray every day, even more than once a day, even us women. Here’s a glimpse of what worries me, from the Times of Israel: Following a deadly terrorist attack Wednesday afternoon, Palestinians rioted in Jerusalem’s Old City and outside its Damascus Gate, burning garbage and throwing stones, hours after … More saying a psalm for Jerusalem