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  • Obama missed the 70th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz
    Obama missing Auschwitz liberation anniversary ceremony smells of anti-Semitism
    World leaders, foreign dignitaries and over 300 survivors of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp attended the commemoration memorial marking International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27, 2015 and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the...
  • Visions in the sky
    The singularity its purpose and meaning.
    All of us at some time in our lives or even at the point of death must come into contact with the Singularity. It is the idea of unity. It is the one of being that we discover in an instant of supreme awakening that we all of a sudden come to know...
  • Go ahead. guess.
    Chapter 4b, Zac's Lilies, selections from the prose of Alan D. Busch
    Author's Note: Here is the prose component of chapter 4. Please consider it together with part 4a posted Friday of last week."You're entirely certain of this. Doctor?""Yes?""Diabetes? Ben? It just can't be....
  • type 1 diabetes
    Chapter 4a, Zac's Lilies, selections from the poetry of Alan D. Busch
    Author's technical note: Due to computer difficulties, I have to post chapter 4's poetry separate from its prose. Please read them together if you can. In any case, thank youAuthor's note:For Ben’s sake whose life I loved, may I...
  • Dershowitz was accused of sex abuse by a plaintiff in a civil suit against Jeffrey Epstein
    Time to stop blaming women victims of abuse: Dershowitz Clinton Epstein scandals
    Even as the world cries for equal rights for visible minorities, sexual orientation, preference, with advances are being made there is still an exception on the surface it seems women can break through that glass ceiling, but in reality many women...
  • ps. 21
    A L'CHAIM is preferable to a VORT, wouldn't you agree?
    Author's Note: L'CHAIM, pre-wedding party characterized by three essential elements: food, more food and an open bar. VORT, pre-wedding party characterized by four essential elements: food, more food, an open bar and speeches.The Jewish...
  • Visions in the clouds
    The three stages of awakening
    There are three stages of awakening. One happens when we are in a dream and we awaken to the realization that we are dreaming. Two is when we wake up in our every day conscious awareness and Three is when we transcend that conscious awareness and...
  • Speaks for itself
    The Ingathering-chapter 3, Zac's Lilies, The Prose and Poetry of Alan D. Busch
    Author's Note: Readers are encouraged to read postings one and two of this series under titles: Zac's Lilies, Selections from the prose and poetry of Alan D. Busch and Zac's Lilies #2, Selections from the Prose and Poetry of Alan D....
  • World unity with Charlie Hebdo
    Terrorist acts make a mockery of fraternity
    Fraternity and liberty are the central concepts thrown about by the French since they ended the monarchy during the French revolution. Fraternity, a.k.a. brotherly love, is a common theme among quite a broad spectrum of humankind. This writer grew...
  • A fence of Torah
    Build a fence of Torah around you
    "Moses received the Torah at Sinai and transmitted it to Joshua, Joshua to the elders, and the elders to the prophets, and the prophets to the men of the Great Synagogue. "The latter used to say...make a fence round the Torah."...
  • Merkabah daydreams - Quantum mechanics and spirituality - incalculable odds?
    Serendipity and the power of daydreams
    I know I was angry and instead I decided to be creative as a kind of escape. It was 11 am when we started out from Albuquerque and we were going to be on a long drive up to Chinle, Arizona, where Frank was to deliver a training just before New...
  • Earlier positioning in May 2011 when Netanyahu visited with Obama in Washington DC  as seen on MSNBC tv frame
    Alternate perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian situation
    A resolution sponsored by Jordan went before the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 to legitimize the founding of a Palestinian state, to set a time frame for Israeli withdrawal to 1967 borders by the end of 2017, and...
  • my sweetheart
    Zac's Lilies #2, selections from the prose and poetry of Alan D. Busch
    SequelAuthor's Note ... I call this piece Sequelbecause it tells the story of what happened after I had spoken with Reb Isser. (See chapter #1)We tried marriage counseling.Futile.I was in an abyss deeper than the well into which Joseph had...
  • Poetry and Prose  by Dwight Eisenhower
    Zac's Lilies, selections from the prose and poetry of Alan D. Busch
    Author's Note: I have decided to change the design of my third book. Rather than a traditional poetry anthology featuring none but poetry, I will select for each chapter one of my favorite prose pieces and pair it with a poem with which I feel...
  • Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik
    Portrait of a rabbi who genuinely embodies integrity
    Author's Note: If you would like more information regarding the earlier history of the Barry Freundel case, please read this writer's four articles published here in the Chicago Judaism Examiner's page of www.examiner.com for which you...