Here’s your chance to donate to the relief efforts after the Carmel fire in Israel and get something more than just a sense of satisfaction from having done a good deed and helped people in need. You can also get a good, hearty belly laugh from seeing me with no hair, half a beard, and… Read More »
Today’s update (maybe the last?) in the IsraelSims.com saga…
Dear Terry Gross, I am a huge fan of Fresh Air. I listen to every episode. I greatly admire your interviewing skill and your obvious in-depth preparation for every interview. Having said that, I was extremely disappointed by your interview with Lawrence Wright.
Today’s update in the IsraelSims.com saga…
Here’s today’s update on the suffering inflicted upon my family by IsraelSims.com:
Do not do business with IsraelSims.com unless you enjoy being ignored, misled and lied to, and you think it’s OK for the SIM cards you ordered for your trip to Israel not to arrive until after you’ve already left.
I periodically post about organizations which can’t handle one of these two simple requests: (1) don’t spam me; (2) don’t send me junk mail. If an organization is incapable of implementing effective policies and procedures to accommodate these two straightforward requests from donors, they are probably also incapable of implementing effective, efficient policies and procedures… Read More »
In today’s Boston Herald: Learn from Israel Monday, January 11, 2010 The Israelis do not use racial profiling for airport security (“European response mixed to new U.S. security demands,” Jan. 4). They use profiling, which includes patterns of behavior, coordination of intelligence and sophisticated modeling of which country of origin as but one factor. Interviews… Read More »
Around twenty years ago when I was at MIT, I spent far more hours than I care to contemplate combating anti-Semitic, anti-Zionist and anti-Israel propaganda on Usenet. This was back before the Web took off, and Usenet was the happening place for bigots, racists and nutjobs of all sort to spread their filth and lies. … Read More »
It is looking more and more likely that Sholom Rubashkin will do his best to flee to Israel rather than serving his prison sentence for the crimes of which he has been convicted and/or will be convicted at his next trial. Today, the WCF Courier reports: Rubashkin’s attorneys presented more than 1,300 letters and e-mails… Read More »