#blogelul — hear

women should be seen & heard

wow, and how!

Briefly put. Support Women of the Wall (and the New Israel Fund).

Be sure you can…hearwomen’svoices!

women of the wall members blow the shofar at the back of the western wall plaza during its monthly rosh chodesh service, aug. 7, 2013. (miriam alster)

Here’s a Yeshiva world perspective.

And an appropriate button:

women should be seen […]

pirkei imahot

I am not the first to use the phrase, but beginning on March 15, 2000 I began a file in which I collected our mother’s sayings. I will periodically share them here. One of her primary expressions was:

if you can’t say anything nice about someone,
don’t say it

It’s that simple.

Our mother was not a learned person. […]

Hiroshima 広島市 Day Again (may we have many)

Last year at this time I wrote about the “MAD”ness of nuclear armaments. In essence:

There does not seem to be much value in having nuclear weapons.

They may exist for a MAD (Mutually Assured Destruction) purpose. And yet, many people tell me that Israel’s enemies don’t care about MAD, because they (as well as dispensationalist Christians) […]