Violence in Israel and the United States

Given that I am leading a trip to Israel and the West bank next summer, I’ve been watching the news about increasing violence in Jerusalem and other places with some concern. But the fact that I have friends who live in these places, and can see what they post on Facebook, provides an interesting perspective [Read More...]

Security as Superstition

Via Rebecca Trotter. Does anyone know the actual precise source of the quotation? [Read more...]

Questions vs. Security

This cartoon from David Hayward seems to me to be a good one for the transition to a new year: I like this one better than the previous one that I commented on. It illustrates a number of things, in my view correctly. Choosing a path of openness and exploration vs. pat answers and the [Read More...]

Watch Some Joker Take Plastic Weapons Through Security At The Wailing Wall

It’s exactly what I said it was, but not what you expected, right? HT IO9 [Read more...]

Redshirts: What I Really Do

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