preaching to the choir-- my weekly daily or monthy musings...

its an interesting thought when people say i am just "preaching to the choir" at first i felt, oh, whats the use, pursue Spirituality only, and forget politics. then i realize this is not "politics" i care about, its Jew Survival. i realize Obama is not pro-Israel or Pro- Jew the US NEEDS ISRAEL and that is the only reason there is any support. Jews are a tiny minority in the world and in the USA so its not our votes that count so much…but Israel is in a strategic position despite its tiny size ( new jersey)in the hideous region my parents fled when they could. so…preaching to the choir? yes, proud to give the choir as much support as they/we need to give each other. it makes us stronger. we

What is Obama's Problem?

We know how President Obama feels about Israel’s Prime Minister, its painfully obvious. But how does Obama feel about Israel and anti-Semitism in the Muslim world? The recent shenanigans brought it all home for me. Partisan politics go on all the time, Boehner pokes Obama, and all hell breaks loose. Where is the statesmanship we expect from an intelligent ally of Jews and the only Jewish country in the world in the midst of hostile Muslim states? He should have used Boehner’s attempt to divide Congress by giving his ally, the Prime Minister of Israel, the opportunity to speak with respect and decency. Instead he fell into narcissistic delirium and vindictiveness. Anyone who truly u

Rachel Wahba is a writer, psychotherapist, and co-founder of Olivia Travel/Companies. An Iraqi -Egyptian Jew, born in India, she grew up in Japan. 

The many dimensions of 

displacement and exile are a constant theme in her work as a writer, therapist, and in her activism as a Mizrahi Jew who grew up stateless. 

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