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Scott Shulman

The Tightrope of Turmoil & Redemption – A Voice from Israel

May 13, 2021, by

On Monday afternoon, while working in my home office in Ramat Beit Shemesh, a siren roared. My gut reaction was: “I think this is a warning siren.” I immediately went downstairs to confirm with my wife, and all five of us went into our bomb shelter room hearing and feeling the impact of rockets nearby,

Tisha b’Av: When It’s Wrong to be Right

July 16, 2018, by

For as long as I can remember, “winning,” has been a goal of mine. Board games. Athletics. Test scores. My enjoyment of these topics usually depended on if I was winning or not. In professional life too, I find myself looking at things through the lens of winning. Did we reach our campaign goals? Did

July 4th: Jewish Reflections on the Declaration of Independence

June 28, 2017, by

The Declaration begins with: “When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them…” Later, the Declaration claims: “The history of the present King