A Thousand to One on Ancient Ramparts: Better Bet on Wisdom

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A Thousand to One on Ancient Ramparts: Better Bet on Wisdom The…

The Highways and Byways of Shavuot

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The Highways and Byways of Shavuot The book of Ruth, which…

Roll Call

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Here's some springtime inspiration from an unlikely biblical…

A Purim Tale for 2019: Bless the Other

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A Purim Tale for 2019: Bless the Other   Ancient Jewish…

Hannah on an Ancient Hilltop – A Tale for the New Year

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Hannah on an Ancient Hilltop – A Tale for the New Year On…

Carob Trees, the Bible, and Righteous Gentiles

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Carob Trees, the Bible, and Righteous Gentiles Sweet, nutritious…

Carobs, John the Baptist and Righteous Gentiles

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To subscribers and friends, shalom! I invite you to come with…

King David’s Mother: She Stands for Us

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King David’s Mother: She Stands for Us Shavuot (Pentecost),…

Chickpeas and Parched Grain: the Lunch Date that Launched a Dynasty

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Chickpeas and Parched Grain: the Lunch Date that Launched a Dynasty What’s…

The Budding Biblical Promise

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The Budding Biblical Promise   In memory of my late…

This Passover, a Tiny, Inspiring Find

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This Passover, a Tiny, Inspiring Find When I saw the photo…

The Midwives of the Exodus: Yours, Mine or Ours?

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The Midwives of the Exodus: Yours, Mine or Ours? There are so…

The Scroll - An Unforgettable Holiday Read

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The Scroll - An Unforgettable Holiday Read Alright, Danessa,…

Of King David’s Women: Tamar, Symbol of Survival

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Of King David’s Women: Tamar, Symbol of Survival   The…

Of King David’s Women Part I: Abigail of Blessed Memory

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Of King David’s Women Part I: Abigail of Blessed Memory In…

"Loving Divorce": Born on the Battlefield

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When might a man love a woman so much that he divorces her? And…

Women of the Bible

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Women of the Bible Their messages of endurance span the millennia Some…

Interview About The Scroll on Hebrew Nation Radio

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Click here to listen to my recent radio interview! Thanks to…

Women of The Scroll and Women of the Bible – Advanced Level Survival Skills Instructors

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Women of The Scroll and Women of the Bible – Advanced-Level…

Singing but Unsung – Ancient Women Musicians

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  Singing but Unsung – Ancient Women Musicians A recent…

The Fury Next Door

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The Fury Next Door Har Adar, my home town, suffered a terror…

Flashback and Flashpoint: What's Going on with the Temple Mount?

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Flashback and Flashpoint: What's Going on with the Temple Mount? Sometimes…

The Ghost Writing of All Time

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The Ghost Writing of All Time “What is history? Wars, victory,…

It's About Then, it's About Now, it's About Time

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It's About Then, it's About Now, it's About Time   Disaster,…

Bench-pressing a Buick and other Strengths

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Bench-pressing a Buick and Other Strengths Ten Tips to Getting…

Point Taken

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Point Taken A Defiant, Prickly, Holy Land Plant with a Message…

Chanel No. 5 A.D.

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Chanel No. 5 A.D. When I brought the young woman I called Rebecca…

Review of The Scroll by David Bivin of Jerusalem Perspective

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Review of The Scroll by David Bivin of Jerusalem Perspective Honored…

King David Saw it on the Web

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King David Saw it on the Web Are Your Kids and Grands Afraid…

Riding the Lion

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Riding the Lion What was - what is - the siren call of the rebel…

A Masada Survivor’s Fate – Told through a Real Archaeological Find

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A Masada Survivor’s Fate – Told through a Real Archaeological…

"On Holy Ground" by Susan Reichert: How I wrote The Scroll

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"On Holy Ground" by Susan Reichert: How I Wrote The Scroll An…

My Granddaughters’ Great-Great-Great Grandmother

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My Granddaughters’ Great-Great-Great Grandmother The “new…

Where the Rest Is History – Literally

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Where the Rest Is History – Literally This Christmas, let’s…

Flames of Faith and Freedom: Now that's a Force to Be Reckoned With

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Flames of Faith and Freedom: Now that's a Force to Be Reckoned…

The Finds that Tie Us

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The Finds that Tie Us Within the space of a few weeks highway…

From South Carolina to the Northern Sea of Galilee

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From South Carolina to the Northern Sea of Galilee The perpetrators…

Where the Language Meets the Land

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Where the Language Meets the Land In honor of the holiday, here…

Beyond The Dovekeepers

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Beyond The Dovekeepers The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman tells…

A Cup of Hope on the Seder Table

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A Cup of Hope on the Seder Table As first published at Jerusalem…

Lifeline from the Grave

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  Lifeline from the Grave Our recent Purim celebration…

Of Almonds and Analgesics

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Of Almonds and Analgesics   What a briefly blossoming…

Path Perfect - Reclaiming Jezreel

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Path Perfect - Reclaiming Jezreel Twentieth-century Lebanese…

Spiritual Liquid Sunshine: the Blessing of Rain in its Season

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Spiritual Liquid Sunshine: the Blessing of Rain in its Season It…

What “a Mother” Wants: Tale of Darkness – Season of Light

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What “a Mother” Wants: Tale of Darkness – Season of Light On…

The "Fourbears" of Jewish Dispute and That's No Typo

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  The "Fourbears" of Jewish Dispute and That's No Typo No…

The Wagtail: a Wintertime Tail…I mean Tale

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The Wagtail: a Wintertime Tail…I mean Tale In the craziness…

Go to the Aphid: Because the Alternatives are Galling

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  Go to the Aphid: Because the Alternatives are Galling I'd…

Of Good Deeds and Donkey Scum

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Of Good Deeds and Donkey Scum As I was taking my daily walk…

Solemn Assembly Time is Over – Get Your Umbrellas Ready

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Solemn Assembly Time is Over – Get Your Umbrellas Ready One…

Sukkot – A Season for All Peoples – and a Time to Think Out of the Box

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Sukkot – A Season for All Peoples – and a Time to Think Out…

Turning Ourselves Inside Out

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Turning Ourselves Inside Out  Another Yom Kippur has passed.…

Pomegranates and the Personal

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Pomegranates and the Personal I love pomegranates. I love looking…

Happy Jewish New Year!

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Happy Jewish New Year! You Crown the Year with Your Bounty (Psalm…

On Holy Ground -- As Seen in Southern Writers Magazine

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On Holy Ground -- As Seen in Southern Writers Magazine On Holy…

Faith in Frightening Times: Counting of the Omer

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Faith in Frightening Times: Counting of the Omer “Count Your…

What is the Talmud?

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What is the Talmud? When some people hear the word “Talmud”…

Jewish Prayer - An Overview

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Jewish Prayer - An Overview I’m sure my good friend Pastor…

What is Baseless Hatred? The Story of Kamza and Bar Kamza

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What is Baseless Hatred? The Story of Kamza and Bar Kamza A…

My Judean Mountains Home

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My Judean Mountains Home I live in Har Adar, a community of…

Aramaic - even on Facebook

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Aramaic - even on Facebook In honor of Easter 2014 The Christian…
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