Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2015

Based on various Jewish Sages, September 27, 2015

 Columbus Day is celebrated around Sukkot.  According to "Columbus Then and Now" (Miles Davidson, 1997, p. 268), Columbus arrived in America on the 7th day of Sukkot.

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2015

Based on ancient Jewish Sages,, September 22, 2015

Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) is a major Jewish holiday of individual self-enhancement spiritually and perpetually.

Rosh Hashanah guide for the perplexed, 2015

Based on ancient Jewish Sages, September 11, 2015

The Shofar (ritual horn) is the key symbol of Rosh Hashanah, sounding the gun for the Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. 

The US-Chanukah-Israel connection

"Israel Hayom", , December 14, 2014

The legacy of Chanukah has been an integral element of the American ethos; a cornerstone in the foundation of the covenant between the American people and the vision of the reconstructed Jewish State in the Land of Israel.

(New) Jewish Holidays Guide for the Perplexed

Ancient and modern day Jewish sages, December 11, 2014

No application is required for the user-friendly Jewish Holidays Guide for the Perplexed, a $3.99 Chanukah present for you, your family, your friends.

Passover Hymn (Da’ye’nu) 2011: US-Israel Ties: A Two Way Street Mutually-Beneficial Relationship

Passover eve hymn, April 18, 2011

If Israel were merely the most effective battle-tested laboratory available to the USA, enhancing US national security, while providing the US defense industries a unique mega-billion dollars competitive edge in the global market, expanding US employment, research & development and export infrastructures - Da’ye’nu (it would have sufficed to crown Israel as a unique two-way-street ally of the USA);

Passover's Daye'nou & the Proposed Palestinian State

Straight From The Jerusalem Cloakroom #202, March 27, 2007

How many assumptions have the Palestinian State Supporters (PSS) bestowed upon us?


1.  If the PSS had ONLY assumed that snatching the PLO (in 1993) from the jaws of oblivion in Mideast terrorist camps, installing the PLO onto hilltops overlooking the door steps of its intended victim (Israel), arming and training the Palestinians, rewarding the PLO with a Nobel Peace Prize and with frequent access to the White House, and showering upon the Palestinians a multi-billion dollar aid-package, would pave the road to A MODERATE PALESTINIAN STATE AND PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE WITH ISRAEL, DA’YE’NOU (it would suffice);

(Passover's hymn) How Many Good Qualities Underline US-Israel Special Ties?

Straight from the Jerusalem Cloakroom #176, April 19, 2005

If the 17th century Puritans in the Colonies had only respected the Old Testament, but had not been more Talmudic than many American Rabbis, Daye'noo (It would've sufficed);