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Obama and Trump: two uncompromisingly hostile Americas 

Yes, Obama and Trump represent two uncompromisingly hostile Americas, and we must figure out what to do.    This is not about the personalities and politics of former US Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump.    This is about the images of the two uncompromisingly hostile Americas that these names represent – the two uncompromisingly hostile Americas that existContinue reading “Obama and Trump: two uncompromisingly hostile Americas “

Judaism and Christianity should guide the citizens to build the God’s world here – not in the Heavens

Yes, that is true – Judaism and Christianity should guide the citizens to build the God’s world here – not in the Heavens, and that is true for the religious people and atheists.                           <Some thoughts related to this topic were presented in myContinue reading “Judaism and Christianity should guide the citizens to build the God’s world here – not in the Heavens”

Why Rabbi Weiss is wrong on Christian worship at Auschwitz

From the news media: On the eve of Pope Francis’s visit to Auschwitz, a US rabbi has called on him to remove a Catholic church from the premises of the Nazi death camp. The letter sent from Rabbi Avi Weiss, national president of AMCHA-Coalition for Jewish Concerns. Weiss says the presence of the church atContinue reading “Why Rabbi Weiss is wrong on Christian worship at Auschwitz”

Non-rabbinic intellectual understanding of the importance of God

The concept of Supreme Power over us the humans called God is vital for our human wellbeing. It is vital even for those who call themselves atheists. It is vital mainly not for the purpose of praying to God and asking for guidance and favors but most importantly for accepting God as the unchallenged sourceContinue reading “Non-rabbinic intellectual understanding of the importance of God”

The Western Wall impasse as an indication of what is wrong with our religious leaders

When I visit the Western Wall for prayers and inspiration, I always observe here Jews, and even non-Jews, of different “colors” – in completely white/black uniforms and in just colorful t-shorts – trying to find here the meaning of their individual lives. Everything looks peaceful and inspiring. Then I read in the news media: ClashContinue reading “The Western Wall impasse as an indication of what is wrong with our religious leaders”

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