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Serendipity in the moribund museum halls

February 11, 2013 0

Having reluctantly acceded to my wife’s wishes to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony of the recently uncovered (1996) Lod Mosaic, I steeled myself for a tedious and boring afternoon at the University of Pennsylvania Archaeology and […]

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Why are there no miracles today?

September 5, 2012 3

The question often asked is, “Why are there no miracles today?” The answer is – there are.   The Bible describes miracles such as: the parting of the Red Sea and the Israelites’ march from slavery […]

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The Rishon Beach Brigade

June 4, 2012 3

  By STEVE WENICK It was on the sands of Rishon LeTzion beach where I first met the rag-tag group of characters, which I later affectionately dubbed The Beach Brigade. Their favorite strand of sand […]

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Rude Awakening

April 26, 2012 6

  By STEVE WENICK It was the second day of Passover and I was six thousand miles away from my hometown, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, when the reality of life in Israel hit home. My […]

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The Waiting Room

February 24, 2012 4

By STEVEN WENICK The expression “to kill time” most aptly applies to many doctors’ waiting rooms. I don’t like killing time; it’s a waste of time. Nevertheless I resigned myself to wait my turn in […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD: Slam-Dunk

December 3, 2011 6

By STEVE WENICK The din of the raucous crowd suddenly grew silent as the introductory bars of Hatikva signaled the beginning of Israel’s National Anthem. When the lyrics, “To be a free people in our […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD: The Bar Mitzvah Bandit

July 11, 2011 2

By STEVE  WENICK The Bar Mitzvah party was going fine until it was discovered that someone had pilfered the gift box. As is custom in Israel, during weekday Bar Mitzvah celebrations a gift box is […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD; Don’t Forget…remember

April 18, 2011 0

By STEVEN WENICK With the Holiday of Passover and Holocaust Remembrance Day coming in the same Hebrew month (Nissan) I thought I’d share this poem with you. It depicts two different views of the world […]

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IMPACTING MY WORLD: The Mistake

March 30, 2011 2

was inspired to share this very personal event in my life because of something I learned from Rabbi Aaron Krupnick, who wrote, “We all make mistakes. The question is what we do with them.” This is my answer.
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