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2017-02-14 Israel/Middle East (News & Politics) - Iran:

There were many root causes. Discontent had been simmering for years but his westernization, I think, was the one that finally pushed people over the edge. The economy was probably a close second even

2017-02-13 Israel/Middle East (News & Politics) - Iran:

Hello again Murshid, nice to be hearing from you again.    The root causes of the Iranian Revolution is a classic case of "the grass is not necessarily greener on the other side". Before the revolution

2017-02-02 Hebrew Language - Tombstone inscriptions:

I, too, knew a person whose tombstone shows his mother's name. It was explained to me that he lost his parents in the Holocaust. His parents had placed him - a toddler - with a Christian family, where

2017-01-29 Conservative Judaism - Immigration:

Dear Alan,    Thanks for writing with obviously a current question.    Speaking for myself as a Conservative Rabbi, firstly, let's acknowledge that the Torah period  of time is quite different from now

2017-01-20 Israel/Middle East (News & Politics) - Middle East:

Hi Murshid,    All four aspects of your question are actually intertwined.     Until the 4th century, the majority of the native Israeli population was either Jewish or Samaritan. Between the 4th and 7th

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