Michael Kuttner

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The longest surviving plague

Yom Hashoah is commemorated after Passover and on the Hebrew date of the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. It is highly symbolic and appropriate...

Mirror, mirror on the wall

“Mirror mirror on the wall Please can you differentiate Between real and fake Among them all.” This apt quote sums up the surreal circumstances we find ourselves facing...

From slavery to sovereignty

As we sit around the Seder table this year it will be an ideal opportunity to reflect on the real reason we are celebrating. It...

Time to start polishing the crystal ball

With elections pending (again) and other developments which impact Israel, this would seem to be a propitious time to dust off the old crystal...

Liar, liar pants on fire

“A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.” It’s not only the quantity of lies...

After the party is over

The face masks have been taken off, the fancy dress costumes have been stored away and once again we are back to the real...

Time to sober up

On Shabbat Zachor we reminded ourselves again about the agenda of the Biblical Amalekites and on Purim we celebrate our escape from Persian genocidal...

They are off and running

As every Australian and New Zealander knows the second Tuesday in November without fail is the date for the running of one of the...

Happy days are here again

Echoing loudly and joyfully from Tehran, Gaza, Ramallah, Yemen and North Korea as well as the corridors of the UN, UNHRC, UNRWA and the...

Alternative universe

“We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusions. The great task in life is to find reality.” This quote which I unearthed recently...