Jewish Journal

  • The Pitfalls Of Online Sharing

    by Susie (Newday) Mayerfeld

    August 25, 2014 | 11:13 am

    I'm an online sharer, or if you ask my family and friends, they would probably call me an oversharer.

    I blog on numerous sites, I Facebook incessantly, and my love of twitter ebbs and flows.

    I share my thoughts, my doubts, my experiences, my fears and life's little moments. I... read on

  • Most Enchanting Travel Destinations of My Life

    by Jane Roberts

    August 25, 2014 | 10:35 am

    I love traveling, since it means so much in my life; traveling is part of me. I have visited plenty of places on this planet and discovered so much that remained secrete to me for many years. I love to know about ancient development plus much about unique species of animals and... read on

  • WHAT IS REALLY HAPPENING IN THE MIDDLE EAST? Part V: The War Waged by Gaza against Israel

    by Yaakov Lichter and Michael Aaronson

    August 20, 2014 | 2:02 pm

    A well-known Israeli song starts with the words: "I have no other country / Even if its soil is burning". The song's melody is very quiet and soft. It rhymes in Hebrew, not in English, but you sure got the point.

    We have tried to speak in this blog about different aspects of the... read on

  • Remembering camp in Borscht Belt

    by Bo Salsberg

    August 18, 2014 | 3:28 pm

    Baby boomers will revel in a nostalgic jaunt up and down the path to the Catskill Mountains.  Their parents and grandparents will remember the resorts and bungalow colonies where they spent many a summer with much fondness.  There has never been, nor will ever be another era that... read on

  • WHAT IS REALLY HAPPENING IN THE MIDDLE EAST Part IV: The Mentality of Extreme Islamic Terror

    by Yaakov Lichter and Michael Aaronson

    August 18, 2014 | 10:14 am

    This very short read is from a MD at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. His name is Dr. Arieh Eldad. Dr. Eldad is now a member of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset. We chose to quote his story because despite being so shocking it is so typical and indicative of the mentality... read on

  • Faith Doesn’t Mean Denying Your Fear

    by Susie (Newday) Mayerfeld

    August 15, 2014 | 9:41 am

    Faith and fear. Two things that initially seem paradoxical. After all, how can you be afraid if you have faith in G-d?

    As an outpatient Oncology nurse working in Israel, I have found myself on the receiving end of sentences such as these many times.

    I believe in G-d, it's... read on

  • What is really happening in the Middle East part III: Double Standard

    by Yaakov Lichter

    August 12, 2014 | 11:29 am

    My friend, Michael Aaronson, from Regba, Israel, has sent a few notes to me, which I warmly recommend you to read, as they sincerely convey some of the frustration and real concern most Israelis feel nowadays when we listen to certain responses made in the western world with... read on

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