Israel “beyond the conflict”

An explosion rocked a Jerusalem bus stop Wednesday afternoon, killing an elderly woman, wounding more than thirty, and shattering the calm that had prevailed in the city.  Earlier Wednesday, terrorists fired two Katyusha rockets ofrom Gaza toward the southern city of Be’er Sheva and another toward the port city of Ashdod.  One man was treated for light…

Jews in the News: Paul Reiser and the Hard Ball Hebrew Major Leaguers

Pesach, the Light Side For two years running, Pulitzer Prize winning humorist Dave Barry has come up with quite funny Passover-related remarks. Barry, who describes himself as an atheist, is the son of a Presbyterian minister.  Since 1996, he has been married to Miami Herald sportswriter MICHELLE KAUFMAN. They had a daughter, SOPHIE, in 2000.…

Goldstone

I’ve been trying to get to this post all week, and I think it’s really important that I do, because something very significant has been happening, and I don’t think it’s been getting much press. It’s about the fact-finding mission organized by the UN Human Rights Council, and chaired by Judge Richard Goldstone. It’s generally…