Dear followers: I support Technion’s mission. They provide the education and technology to Power the Start Up Nation : Israel. I’ve been visiting Technion since 1979 and can personally recommend their campus, student body and professors to qualified incoming students. My own mentor was a Professor in the Dept. of Medicine for approximately 30 … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: TECHNION empowering our Youth
Dear readers, it is with a heavy heart that I resume writing today. I had the opportunity to sit in on a conference call with Lt. Colonel Peter Lerner of the Israeli Defense Forces, once again. (The first time was after the kidnapping and murder of the 3 Israeli teens.). Israel is trying to restrain … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: An update on The Gaza offensive by Lt Col Peter Lerner
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
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.
As I lay quietly, watching the first snow fall of winter in NYC my mind drifts back to Jerusalem, that magical city, home to all the three great religions and civilizations. As I previously thought not as Peaceful as the upper west side , fraught with angst of possession , as all the World watches … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: additional thoughts on the ” two ” State Solution/Room for debate
You can pursue the two state solution for the next twenty years The Oslo Accords don’t seem to work. If they were so easy to implement they would have been implemented years ago. Both sides have stonewalled this agreement. I believe the boundaries proposed , states within states , security borders and side agreements with … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: the ” Two State” solution doesn’t work
Engineers as leaders. They must be kidding? The only engineers I knew had no empathy for people, they were Quants and have helped to destroy our financial system, leaders indeed. But the Israeli concept of engineers as leaders is different. Engineers without borders, goes into deprived and indigenous neighborhoods in Africa and the US and … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Engineers to change the world?
A scant 10 months later,since my last visit to Israel, I went from Hope to: THERE IS NO HOPE. Not BiBi’s fault according to Gershon Baskin ( http.//gershonbaskin.com) , who I respect. The Israeli’s have come to believe they have no partner in this Peace process. While individual Palestinians blame the Palestinian Authority for being … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The new mood in Israel/ hope has been Hijacked