Israel’s Nation-State Law—The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The Good The modern state of Israel was conceived in answer to the socialist (Nazi) Shoah after WW-II, as a refuge-home for Jews globally; security against future threats of annihilation of Jews. Thus, the Nation-State Law, formally and officially defining Israel as such, is good. The archeological evidence found throughout Israel pre-dates Islam, Christianity—and Jews!…

Jewish & Israeli Anti-Arab Racism

Currently, there is much debate, and scathing criticism from Netanyah’s Likud party, in Israel over the “Blue & White” party’s possible alliance with Israeli Arab parties in a coalition following elections next month. From the Torah perspective, there is no longer any way to identify descendants of Amaleiq. There has never been any barrier to…

Religion: Out of the Dark Ages Into Real-World Light

Latest Update (correction/clarification) 2019.02.14 Why? The Answer! I read and contemplate, therefore I exist as a sentient. My 5 senses perceive external influences upon me. Since nothing in my perceived universe exists without a cause, there is an Extra-universe Prime Cause; a Creator-Singularity, of both me and my perceived universe. This Extra-universe Prime Cause is…

New Year: Rosh ha-Shanah Or Idolatry?

Civilizations’ 3 Primary “New Years”: Winter, Spring Or Autumn? Winter – Most Recent “The early Roman calendar consisted of 10 months and 304 days, with each new year beginning at the vernal equinox.” In B.C.E. 46 Julius Caesar introduced first solar-based calendar. “As part of his reform, Caesar instituted January 1 as the first day…

The Bathroom Wars

Update 2018.08.13: Where I use the term “intersex”, the phrase “gender nonbinary” is also logically accurate (if based on a medical reality rather than mere trendy claim). The U.S. Supreme Court just declined ruling on a “bathroom battle,” sending the controversy back to the lower courts to further stew. The “bathroom wars” are an increasingly…

How Can Israel Dissipate Miso-Judaic Hate And Succeed?

The Paradox — Israel is a world leader in hi-tech, science and entrepreneurship. The Jewish people feature Einstein at the head of a large host of eminent and Nobel scientists and authors of the Bible. “Judaism”—the rabbinic interpretations of Tanakh—is endlessly mired in primal fears of Ultra-Orthodox rabbis’ Dark Ages angelology, demonology and superstitious poofium,…