Tweet As the Demorats and their ObamaCare law grinds millions of Americans into misery, we who love this republic, are deeply worried about its future. Simultaneously, Obama betrays Israel at every step, enabling the IslamoNazis of Iran to achieve their nuclear goal. Thus, Israelis, and those who love Zion, are also worried about the future. […]
Tweet Before Judah the Maccabee and his pitifully small band of 3,000 men went to battle against the great armies of the Selecuid empire, Judah assembeled his troops and gave them a rousing speech. This excerpt, from the Book of Maccabees, gives you an idea of the noble and pious rhetoric Judah used to inspire his […]
Tweet On December 5, 2012, The New York Times filed this story: Cheering U.N. Palestine Vote, Synagogue Tests Its Members. Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, a large synagogue on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is known for its charismatic rabbis, its energetic and highly musical worship, and its liberal stances on social causes. But on Friday, […]
Tweet On Saturday, Hamas leader Khaled Mashal gave a speech notable for its honesty. Which is to say that this IslamoNazi fully articulated the goal of Hamas: the liquidation of the Jewish state. When Hamas or the Palestinian Authority speak of the “occupation,” they are not referring Judea and Samaria. They are speaking of the […]
Tweet I love books. Casa Avrech is stuffed with bookshelves that are, of course, stuffed with books. As much as Seraphic Secret admires and makes use of eBooks via Kindle and the iPad, there is still something about paper, binding, and the fragrance of a freshly opened page that is intoxicating. Books are the perfect […]
Tweet Here’s an original Chanukah song from the Ein Prat Fountainheads And of course, a Merry Christmas to our cherished Christian friends.
Tweet Chanukah is a time for latkes—which I don’t eat out of respect to my heart and my waistline. It’s also a time of prayer. We sing Hallel during morning prayer, and after sundown, when lighting the menorah, we chant additional prayers. Chanukah is also a time for games. Spinning the dreidel is the most […]
Tweet Tomorrow night begins the holiday of Chanukah, Here’s a fine video from our friends at The Land of Israel, that sketches the historical roots of the Festival of Lights and its modern relevance. Allow me to add an important historical note.
Tweet Somewhere in Queens, a proud and Torah-loving Jewish family, very publicly announces and celebrates Chanukah. Hey Glenn and Karen—the other Karen—now you’re famous! The two b’rachas, blessings, Jews recite when lighting the Chanukah candles: 1) Blessed are You, Hashem, our G-d, King of the universe, Who has sanctified us with His commandments, and commanded […]
Tweet Clad in red cashmere, Karen contemplates a pinkpainting by Shirley Kaneda. Okay, so my gift to Karen is awkwardly wrapped. That’s because I did it myself. I am hopeless and helpless when it comes to creating the neat little folds that announce white-gloved care. I just sort of mush the wrapping paper together, slap […]
Tweet The two b’rachas, blessings, Jews recite when lighting the Chanukah candles: 1) Blessed are You, Hashem, our G-d, King of the universe, Who has sanctified us with His commandments, and commanded us to kindle the Chanukah light. 2) Blessed are You, Hashem our G-d, King of the universe, Who has wrought miracles for our […]