Shavou’ot (Pentecost) guide for the perplexed, 2016

Based on Ancient Jewish Sages, June 10, 2016

Liberty is a central theme of Shavou’ot as demonstrated by the Ten Commandments, which constitute the essence of Shavou’ot, bolstering the message of Passover

Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

Based on ancient Jewish sages, April 19, 2016

The Passover legacy impacted the 17th century early Pilgrims the 18th century Founding Fathers, and the American ethos until today.

Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2016

Based on ancient Jewish sages, March 21, 2016

“Purimfest 1946” yelled Julius Streicher, the Nazi propaganda chief, as he approached the hanging gallows (Newsweek, October 28, 1946, page 46).  

Chanukah guide for the perplexed, 2015

Based on ancient Jewish sages, December 04, 2015

Chanukah has been a universal role model of national and religious liberation struggle against all odds, the victory of principle-driven faith and liberty over convenience-driven cynicism and opportunism.

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);

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