What Does The Earthquake in Nepal Have To Do With The Jews?
Posted on 04/28/2015 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in News & Updates
With a death toll expected to reach over 10,000, the April 25th earthquake in Nepal is the top international news story this week. The distance between Nepal and Israel is roughly 3000 miles, so it’s a...
Broken Thoughts on a War
Posted on 07/21/2014 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
(I started writing an actual post, then realized I couldn’t really get out two consecutive coherent sentences. Considering that “Putting together coherent sentences” is kind of what I get...
Keep Calm and Bake Cookies
Posted on 07/15/2014 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in News & Updates
As a new blogger for Jewish Values Online, I thought about using my first post here to introduce myself. But that can wait. And even if I never do it officially, hopefully, we'll get to know one another...
Posted on 07/15/2014 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
Fine, it’s not a “war.” It’s an “operation.” There’s a difference, probably. Maybe it has to do with uniforms. I visited the War Museum in Paris two months ago, and...
Posted on 07/07/2014 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
Last week, after the discovery of the bodies of Eyal, Gil-ad and Naftali, I sat down to write about it. But I couldn’t. I’ve never been someone who could process events quickly and spin a coherent,...
Posted on 06/25/2014 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
So here we are, more than a week in. We use shorthand now. Mention “the three boys,” or even just “the boys,” and everyone knows what you are talking about. Eyal, Gil-ad, Naftali, the...
On a Hashtag and a Prayer
Posted on 06/16/2014 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
It’s the helplessness, really. As a human and certainly as a mother, I am a professional problem solver. If someone is suffering in any way, shape or form, I will Do Something to make them better....
Casual Fridays? Good. Casual Racism? Bad.
Posted on 05/16/2014 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
When I got an email suggesting I write about the whole Donald Sterling controversy, I was a little hesitant. First, I had only vague ideas about the story; basketball and racist Jews generally do not appear on...
Something to Smile About
Posted on 11/12/2013 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
OK folks, time to take a break from all the heavy stuff. Iran, Shmiran, is what I say! Instead, let’s do one of my favorite things: A roundup of fun, interesting links from the internets. (What’s...
Filling in the Holes in their (Home) Education
Posted on 07/01/2013 by Gila Rose in News & Updates
Or: Talking to your kids about Stuff Last week was a big weeks for News. A conference about agunot. An epic filibuster regarding abortion rights. And the demise of the Defense of Marriage Act.Things I more or...