August 17, 2018
Culture

Driving In New York City

August 3, 2018 JoshuaPundit 0

Ah, driving in New York City! I recently had the opportunity to spend a week in New York City for a wedding. We had a rental car and I did a fair amount of driving in the non-Manhattan parts of NYC, so I was able to appreciate first hand the [Read More]

Donald Trump

Fixing Gaza…Permanently

June 29, 2018 JoshuaPundit 0

Since March 30th, much of the world’s press and a chunk of the so-called ‘international community’ has been focusing on a series of what can only be called violent riots emanating from Gaza against Israel’s border. Of course the media refers to them as protests, and the rioters as protestors [Read More]

Culture

Forum: Is It Time To Forget About The Holocaust?

April 24, 2018 JoshuaPundit 0

Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Is It Time To Forget about the Holocaust? Bookworm Room: Holocaust Memorial Day is a perfect example of [Read More]

Faith

Please Pray To Bring Rain To Israel

December 28, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

The Rabbinate in Israel has called for a day of prayer and fasting to beseech the Almighty, blessed be He to send rain to Israel. Only 40% of the normal rainfall has come so far. Today is the tenth of the Hebrew Month Tevet, which is normally a fast day [Read More]

Donald Trump

Trump Honors Hanukkah, Israel and The Jewish People

December 13, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah, and President Trump made a moving speech to honor the occasion…with his Jewish grandchildren in attendance: This is the official White House video. By the way, the attendance of Orthodox Rabbis and other Orthodox Jews at this White House Hanukkah celebration means that [Read More]

Western Civilization
Christianity

Look to the pagans to understand why Western Civilization matters

October 11, 2017 Bookworm 0

Without Western Civilization, we veer dangerously close to reverting to our pagan roots — roots watered with the blood of human sacrifice. For millennia, Jews have forbidden human sacrifice. Although there are myriad more sophisticated interpretations examining the Biblical narrative about the Binding of Isaac, the most basic interpretation was [Read More]

Harvey Weinstein Antisemitism
Hollywood

Jews excel at antisemitism, as they do at so many things

October 10, 2017 Bookworm 0

A recent attack against Harvey Weinstein in a Jewish publication reminds us that, when it comes to antisemitism, America’s Jews are overachievers. Almost three years ago, I wrote a post entitled Some of America’s ugliest antisemitism comes from young Hollywood Jews (language warning). I wrote after I had watched a [Read More]

Faith

Israeli Postcards 2017: Feeling Jewish

May 22, 2017 William of Ockham 1

Last in series. Part 1. Part 2. Coming of age in the 1970s when Israel was often in the news, usually battling for its survival, I developed a strong affinity to the Jewish state even though I knew little as a Catholic about the Jews. In high school the Jesuits [Read More]

Faith

Israeli Postcards 2017: Jewish Stories

May 16, 2017 William of Ockham 3

2nd in a 3-part series. Part 1. Part 3. In the Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem at the craft beer stall the bartender’s accent gives him away. “I’m from Baltimore,” he says, and he’s lived in Israel for 7 years. I ask him what brought him to Jerusalem. “I wanted [Read More]

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