A Star Catcher’s Tale

They spent a week here on the moon catching shooting stars. Constant still caught three, but let them all go. ‘Why?’ asked Jericho. “Why are you letting them all go?” Unfortunately, Constance shook his head. “Not bright enough,” he said, “I want mine to shine.” “They shine,” Jetrow said, “they’re shooting stars!” “Will be more.” […]

Desperately in Need of Tikun

When I read last week’s article by J. J. Goldberg’s “How Bibi Slouchs toward September” (“Forward,” June 3, 2011), I was struck by the deep hatred that comes from his words; daggers were aimed at the heart of Israel and its political establishment. Goldberg, like many American Jewish liberals, cannot accept the fact that there […]