Shavou’ot (Pentecost) guide for the perplexed 2014

Based on Jewish Sages, May 30, 2014, May 30, 2014

 Shavou’ot reflects the 3,500 year old trilateral linkage between the Land of Israel, the Torah of Israel and the People of Israel

Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2014

Based on the Jewish Sages,, April 12, 2014

According to Heinrich Heine, the 19th century German poet, “Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.”

Purim Guide for the Perplexed, 2014

Based on Jewish Sages, March 13, 2014

 Purim's Scroll of Esther represents fundamental tenets of Judaism

Jewish Arbor Day, Tu Bishvat, Guide for the Perplexed, 2014

Based on commentaries by Jewish Sages, January 16, 2014

Tu Bishvat (Arbor Day) highlights the centrality of trees in Judaism and the linkeage between the Jewish people and the Land of Israel.

Chanukah Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on Jewish Sages, November 22, 2013

David Ben Gurion, the first Prime Minister of the Jewish State, stated: “The struggle of the Maccabees was one of the most dramatic clashes of civilizations in human history,

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on various Jewish Sages, September 18, 2013

The US covenant with the Jewish State dates back to Columbus Day, which is always celebrated around Sukkot. 

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on ancient Jewish Sages, September 13, 2013

Yom Kippur’s focus on seeking forgiveness highlights humility (admitting fallibility), faith, soul-searching, thoughtfulness, being considerate, compassion, accepting responsibility, magnanimity. 

Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on Jewish Sages, August 30, 2013

The Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah- “the beginning of the year”) is compatible with the agricultural calendar.

"The Fast of the 9th Day of the Month of Av” - Guide for the Perplexed

Based on Jewish Sages, July 27, 2012

The 9th Day of (the 11th Jewish month) Av is the most calamitous day in Jewish history.

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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