Young Mother with COVID and Newborn in Critical Condition

Young Mother with COVID and Newborn in Critical Condition

Today on the light rail, on the way home from getting my 1st corona vaccination, I noticed an elderly woman wearing an official badge that read, “I’ve been immunized against Corona.” I imagined the year this woman has had, distanced from her children and grandchildren, shut up at home. And now she’s free to go […]

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The 1st Thing Israel’s Covid Czar Will Do After He’s Vaccinated

The 1st Thing Israel’s Covid Czar Will Do After He’s Vaccinated Read More

Families Under Lockdown

Families Under Lockdown

We are now in the middle of Israel’s 3rd lockdown, which means my kids are home more or less all day, every day. By 9 PM tonight my little kids were yelling at one another again with shrill indignation, and I’d had it. I turned to my oldest, “Hadas, could you pleeease deal with them? […]

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My Abba, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

My Abba, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

This reminded me of Mom… Watch an excerpt from Gila Sack’s moving eulogy for her father at his funeral this November.

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On My Way to Get the Corona Vaccine…

On My Way to Get the Corona Vaccine…

Over 1.5 million Israelis have gotten the Corona vaccine so far, a sixth of the population, #1 in the world. And I’m personally eager to join that growing number, but I’m too young and too healthy (b”H!) to be eligible. So last night I decided to try my luck, and took a bus to the […]

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