Category Archives: Religion

USA Anti-Semitism Abounds Even In Toledo, Ohio

Jewish people have been subjected to prejudice, discrimation, persecution, slavery, torture, and mass murder for centuries and even thousands of years throughout the world. The Jewish people in the United States of America have been targetted, as well. The Toledo, … Continue reading

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Pearl Hansen, née Pearl Lerman

Today, December 22, 2018, is the 97th anniversary of the birth of my mother, Pearl Lerman Hansen. Sadly, my mother had a cerebral hemorrhage back in October of 1984 while attending a big family party celebrating the first birthday of … Continue reading

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Nina Amir asks, “Would you rather be right or happy?”

I have been an admirer of Nina Amir for many years now. Indeed, it was back on May 10, 2010 that I posted the Roland’s Ramblings entry entitled Nina Amir. I found the following video from Nina Amir especially apropos on this … Continue reading

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Shana Tovah! Happy Jewish New Year, y’all.

Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year, is almost here. So, how do you wish someone a happy Rosh Hashanah? Well, if you read the news you know. And, if you do want to know, just open the … Continue reading

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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: The Odd Seder Invitation

For many centuries, Jewish people all over the world have retold the story of the Exodus each year during the Passover (Pesach) Seder. Part of the Seder ritual observance involves the eating of matzo, aka matzah, aka unleavened bread, aka … Continue reading

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Regarding Troy Neff of Toledo, Ohio

I am going to take the easy way in this Roland’s Rambling blog entry. I am just going to copy and paste a Facebook exchange that took place with Troy Neff, former radio personality in Toledo, Ohio. That Facebook exchange … Continue reading

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L’Shanah Tova! Happy New Year.

The New Year on the Hebrew calendar is coming up on the 1st of Tishrei, 5778, which on the Gregorian calendar begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. In Hebrew, I say: כתיבה וחתימה טובה with the transliteration of … Continue reading

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