Michael Kuttner

403 POSTS

True colours

It is at times like these when one can discover who is genuine and who is “missing in action”. This is not the first time...

Phony, Fickle And Fleeting

As the initial shock over the Hamas massacre of Israelis wears off, the predictable reactions start to roll in. One didn’t need to be a...

It’s time to take off the gloves

On the anniversary of the Yom Kippur War the enemies of Israel and the Jewish People chose another religious holyday to launch their version...

Climate Change

One of the “hottest” topics gaining increasing attention these days is the phenomenon of climate change. Opinions vary as to whether it is man-made...

UFOs

According to Wikipedia, UFOs are “perceived aerial phenomenon that cannot be immediately identified or explained.” There seems to have been an increasing number of such...

May you live in interesting times

Wrongly attributed as a Chinese curse, this “blessing” is more relevant than ever as Jews prepare to welcome a New Year. Without any doubt whatsoever,...

Par for the course

The Jewish year may be winding down but Jews and Israel continue to dominate the news one way or another. Some events from the recent...

Conditional Friendships

One can always discern when a potential friendship is really a conditional one. The clue is when the word ‘IF’ is always attached to some kind...

Away with the fairies

Originating from Scottish or Irish/Gaelic myths this expression has nowadays come to signify someone who refuses to face reality and lives in a dream...

Self-flagellation

Surprising as it may seem, this ancient form of afflicting the body is still practised among various groups these days. Roman Catholic devotees, especially in...