Director's Blog

How's your CITIZEN's voice?

Last week I wrote about your Jewish Voice. We all have also a Citzen's Voice: it is called a VOTE. So why it is so important to vote? Does our vote make any difference? What's the point?

Let me start by telling you about me. In 1989, when I was leaving Argentina, the country was holding Pre…

How's your voice? - get ready to use it!

These days it is pretty common to listen to people complain to no-end about what's wrong with the country; and much of what these people say is true. People spend, however, too much energy in these complains; energies which could serve better if invested in other ways.

Every day around us, …

The most amazing things about the new Peace Plan

So the Trump Administration rolled out the much-expected  "Peace and Prosperity - A vision to improve the lives of the Palestinian and Israeli people". It is already making tall waves in social media; both from those who support it and from those who oppose it. The plan became so controversi…

Puttin and the Bloodlands

Russian President Vladimir Puttin spoke at the Yad VaShem commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a date adopted by the UN as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In his speech he remarked that over 40% of the Jews killed during the Shoah were Russian citize…

Amcha?

Following the end of World War II, a few hundred thousands Holocaust survivors wandered around Europe searching and hoping against hope they'd find some surviving members of their families. Some did, most didn't. 

But many of them, as they met other people in the streets who were apparentl…