Modernity

What kind of world do we live in? Where sentiment is an emotion and a love letter is a text. When morals are subjective and change according to how one feels. Where likes and dislikes are black and white and we swipe right to find not a soulmate, but a one night stand. When sex… Continue reading Modernity

Exile

"So do Jews hate Jesus?" a coworker asked me the other week. The question itself wasn't particularly disturbing; I knew it was asked out of genuine curiosity and naivety. But the truly unsettling part was the remembrance that I was in exile. A stranger in a strange land. I had gone from living in Israel… Continue reading Exile

Pigua

Pigua, or פגוע, is the Hebrew word for terror attack. We all hope we never have to use this word, but the reality of the past few weeks has resulted in its too-frequent usage. The word itself evokes a sense of dread, and then the attack itself must be contended with. I remember reading stories… Continue reading Pigua

Dear leaders,

It’s been nearly two weeks since this current mess began, and these disgusting attacks never fail to leave lasting damage on people, both physically and emotionally. I should clarify: only the people who are directly involved or emotionally invested in the future of the State of Israel seem to take issue with what’s going on.… Continue reading Dear leaders,