All Posts By Misha Galperin

  • משפחה עולה מצרפת2014

    Dear France

    Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, is French for "Liberty, equality, fraternity,” which was the promise made to you, the Jewish Community of France. It’s the promise that is not being kept today.
    By Misha Galperin on 11 Jan 2015 / 20 Tevet 5775
  • עידן ושמרית-נאמנת פותחים עתיד בשדרות

    Forgetting to Thank: Dr. Misha Galperin's Musings

    Because we sometimes mean to say thank you and we don’t, we should be grateful for the opportunity to be grateful that is plugged into the American calendar. Thanks for Thanksgiving.
    By Misha Galperin on 17 Nov 2014 / 24 Heshvan 5775
  • Jewish children in Lublin, Poland.

    The Déjà Vu of Tisha B’Av

    Today, Jews are again running away from Ukraine and France and other places, where being openly Jewish is no longer safe. Again. Today, we are fighting terrorist forces in Gaza who are totally
    By Misha Galperin on 04 Aug 2014 / 8 Av 5774
  • Israelis take cover in Tel Aviv as rocket siren goes off.

    The Movie You Haven't Seen

    For all the “movies we have already seen,” you haven’t seen this one. Watch it and weep. Weep for all that we have already lost and all that we may lose. Pray that this is all over soon and the
    By Misha Galperin on 10 Jul 2014 / 12 Tamuz 5774
  • This Shavuot, Inherit Your Past

    Shavuot teaches us to treasure that family and to create a shared language so that families can stay intact. For us, Jewish texts are one of our shared languages. Studying them makes us smarter,
    By Misha Galperin on 03 Jun 2014 / 5 Sivan 5774