February 14, 2019

I have a 14-year-old son. He’s very mature; people like to call him an “old soul.” In Israel, there’s a 14-year old tree that literally has an old soul. The tree, nicknamed “Methuselah,” is a Judean date palm sprouted from a 2000-year-old seed that was found at the anc...

October 31, 2018

The state of Israel ends up in world news in a frequency well beyond what would make sense for a country the size of New Jersey. No matter the reason for this, it is important to understand the rather weird history of modern Israel to appreciate more accurately the pos...

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