Michael Kuttner

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Use by date expires

When use by dates expire for food and medicine, we dispose of the remaining items to avoid being either poisoned or adversely affected. Watching and...

Pray for peace – prepare for action

Peace is always at the forefront of our prayers, but at the same time, most of us should have learnt from bitter past experience...

Changing of the guard

In the words of A.A. Milne, “they are changing the guards at Buckingham Palace.” With the death of Queen Elizabeth, the expression “passing of an...

Running for cover

Pick one of these definitions, and you will have a perfect explanation of current developments. “Attempt to guard yourself from a bad situation or from...

Between the lines

The definition of reading between the lines is “to understand what someone really means or what is really happening in a situation, even though...

Blowin’ in the wind

Readers of a certain vintage will remember this popular song released in 1963 and top of the hit parade for some time. One definition I...

Consequences

We are currently in what is commonly referred to as “the nine days” leading up to 9 Av – the Fast of Tisha B’Av. This...

When later is already too late

Far too frequently, especially in Jewish lives, postponing difficult decisions can have dire consequences. We have found over the millennia to our recurring cost that...

It ain’t necessarily so

If you were to believe the unbelievable hype surrounding the visit to Israel of President Joe Biden, you would think that the messianic age...

La La Land

This colloquial term’s definition is: “a euphoric, dreamlike mental state detached from the harsher realities of life.” With this week’s visit by the President of...