The Stockholm Syndrome in Tel Aviv…writes Rabbi Laibl Wolf

May 21, 2014 by  

On August 23rd 1973, a group of bank customers were taken hostage in a bank hold-up. They were held hostage for six days. During that period they began to identify with their captors and even defended them after they were freed. Criminologist and psychiatrist Nils Bejerotas coined this phenomenon as “the Stockholm Syndrome”. Read more

Amos Oz – You Owe Us An Apology…writes Rabbi Laibl Wolf

May 15, 2014 by  

When is a Jew like a Nazi? When Amos Oz says so. History is replete with famous people making buffoons of themselves. But buffoonery would be an inappropriate description of this Israeli novelist’s tragic faux pas. Insensitivity to the point of callousness would be a better characterization. Read more

Go ‘Eastman’, Young Man…writes Rabbi Laibl Wolf

May 5, 2014 by  

Watch an old B/W movie and the lack of color takes a brief moment to register as imaginations fills in the colours. Read more

Yoghurt is Not Just For Yogis…writes Rabbi Laibl Wolf

May 2, 2014 by  

So we are told that 66.5% of our illnesses, habits, and personality traits are genetically designed. So what chance do we have? Read more

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