Public Advocacy: Photos of 3 Kidnapped Israeli Teens

Dear readers: The Israeli community has requested we show our support for the safe return of the 3 Israeli teens kidnapped and urges everyone to join with them by using #bringbackourboys. Good idea! It has been used before when we stood by “our girls” in Nigeria. #bringbackourgirls.   Don’t forget  the kids!  There should be … More Public Advocacy: Photos of 3 Kidnapped Israeli Teens

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Transparency/ Activism

I don’t support boycotts of Israeli products. This bothers me personally, since I am convinced that you are boycotting jobs for Arabs, Palestinians  and other minorities in Israel. I don’t support Academic boycotts either because that restrains the dissemination of thoughts and ideas and , in my view, counter productive and anti-science and discovery! I … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Transparency/ Activism

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Three Teenagers were “kidnapped” in Israel! How do we choose to respond?

This morning I chose to sit in on a conference call with other Americans, Israeli’s and a Lt. Colonel from the IDF.  We are all concerned about the fate of the three teenagers and wish the safe return of Gil-ad Shaar (16 yrs old), Naftali Frenkel (16 yrs old,  holding dual citizenship with America ) … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Three Teenagers were “kidnapped” in Israel! How do we choose to respond?

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: My Passion for Glass Art/Seattle Scene

When I travel, I like intense experiences.  On the go with others from early morning till late at night, might not be everyone’s “good time”, but it’s mine!  Total immersion in a subject I love.  This time it’s Glass!  My first  days’ journey ended at the Studio of Benjamin Moore and his wife Debra Moore.  … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: My Passion for Glass Art/Seattle Scene