Monthly Archives: February 2014

Famous Seth Wards of the World

I was sent a note about this book, with the following description Pirate Treasure (The Kansas Pirates Saga, book one) By Kotar Gessler Series: Kansas Pirates Saga, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 … Continue reading

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On the “new” wording of Ha-Tikvah

I have always wondered how the current wording of Hatikvah came about. The wording of Ha-Tikvah as it is sung today (and as officially adopted as the National Anthem of the State of Israel) concludes with “Ha-Tikvah bat shnot alpayim…,” … Continue reading

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On the Yahrtzeit of Louis Lewandowski

This note was originally written for the Colorado Hebrew Chorale Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/coloradohebrewchorale/posts/713295842048327

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The late Ofra Haza

This note was originally posted on Facebook, Feb 16.  Monday night February 17th — Tuesday February 18 corresponds with 18 Adar I in the Hebrew calendar, the Yahrtzeit (anniversary of the death) of Ofra Haza.  Ofra Haza was an Israeli … Continue reading

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Introduction to Islam for the Equality State – Cheyenne WY

introduction to Islam.cheyenne

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On Rabbi Sacks’ Appointment to NYU and YU

On Rabbi Sacks’ Appointment to NYU and YU.

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On Rabbi Sacks’ Appointment to NYU and YU

My daughter sent me a link to a pieced by Zachary Braiterman and asked me to comment. http://jewishphilosophyplace.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/compromised-jobs-jewish-studies-academic-integrity-at-nyu-yu/ Braiterman questions the appointment of Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, up to recently the Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, to New York … Continue reading

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