Holding Two Truths

Holding Two Truths

In 1985, I was drafted into the Israeli military for three years. Two of those were in the explosives company of the paratroop brigade, one of Israel’s more rigorous infantry units. Zeev Jabotinski, a right-wing Zionist thinker, once wrote that the Jewish...
Going Back to School at the Age of 54

Going Back to School at the Age of 54

At the age of 54, after being a professor for 21 years (17 of them tenured), I’m going back to school. I enrolled in a master’s program in counseling psychology, with the eventual goal of earning a counseling license. It’s a long slog – could...