The Wandering Jew is in Mexico, where he tried to celebrate Shabbat, but got denied.
Category: The Wandering Jew
What happens when borders are drawn arbitrarily? The Palestinians’ Right of Return as a symptom of military and political inattention, and its repercussions.
From Tsfat to the Kotel: A reflection on our survival, in preparation for Hebron, Bethlehem, another Jerusalem and the future of Israel.
The draw and fear of Aliyah. The problems and undeniable gifts of Israel. What can the greater picture mean to a single, wandering Jew?
I am translating my grandmother’s diary from the siege of Leningrad. I see her words, fading on yellowed crumpling paper, smeared with tears, and letters that were mangled by a shacking hand. I see her as she weaves between the realities of her mind and those of the world outside.
After 2 days of backcountry hiking in one of the most glorious places on earth, battling grizzlies and angry moose, I find myself in a struggle altogether more dangerous and difficult: my own mind.
Nature’s palace can quickly turn into a gauntlet, with multi-ton beasts serving as examiners of one’s will and determination to survive.
Glacier National Park: Beauty beyond comprehension; true wilderness with all the glories of it’s peaks and Huckleberries, and the dangers of it’s wilder inhabitants. In the course of 3 days I would face death as many times, but each time the Great Mother would be on my side.
Thoughts from the road and observation that could only come after having been removed from society for some time.