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I’m back… I hope!

So yes, it’s been a few months since I’ve really written anything, and to any regular readers, I’m sorry! My father was a huge driving force of the blog – we used to talk about politics and life every night, and the discussions formed the basis for many of my posts. Once my father passed […]

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As described in Der Spiegel, “In an excerpt from his new book, SPIEGEL editor Jan Fleischhauer describes his childhood in a typical West German liberal family, with parents who wouldn’t let him eat oranges because they were grown in countries ruled by dictators, and his coming out as a late conservative.” The piece is fantastic, […]

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To explain why there haven’t been any posts recently, on Thursday March 26, 2009, my father Howard Greenspan, aka “Prof” – or most accurately, Tzvi Mordechai ben Avrum – passed away unexpectedly. My father was not an ordinary guy by any means. Anyone who knew him knows that he was a brilliant and eccentric genius. […]

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With Israel doing better than its done since 1987, maybe the empty arena wasn’t such a bad idea afterall? Israel advanced to the Davis Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 1987 after rallying to beat seven-time champion Sweden 3-2 Sunday in a close series overshadowed by political protests. Harel Levy beat Andreas Vinciguerra 6-4, […]

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I went to last night’s IAW opening event at Ryerson University in Toronto. It featured Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti, confused Jew Naomi Klein, and CUPE Ontario VP Ajamu Nangwaya, a South African who was a victim of South Africa Apartheid so he knows quite a bit about real Apartheid, but obviously has no idea about […]

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Good Shabbos!

I will continue updating Sunday at some point. I am attending an Israel Advocacy shabbaton and an Israel Advocacy Training Seminar on Sunday to get ready for IAW. Shabbat Shalom!

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Shabbat Shalom

will be back Sunday! time to go pray, eat, sleep, and repeat.

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Shabbat Shalom!

Have a great shabbos. I will continue updating on Sunday!

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The Ottawa Citizen is running an interesting feature on the growing trends and technologies of surveillance. The Surveillance Society: At least 14 Canadian municipalities are using surveillance cameras to monitor people in public spaces, and another 16 are considering them or have considered them, according to the first independent study of video surveillance in Canada. […]

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A very interesting read from people who are actually qualified to comment on this kind. I’ll spare you my rhetoric and leave it to the expert. While the article is apolitical, you can see that the current political solution is failing to meet many of the proposed criteria. Obama’s $700 Billion Infrastructure Plan: […] Over […]

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