Monthly Archives: September 2013

Water as a Commodity

Recently, I have been writing a lot about water- I feel honored that one of the local papers here in Brooklyn, Our Time Press, picked up one of my posts in its entirety to republish. I am trying to get … Continue reading

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Syria and the Meaning of “Self”

Before the Jewish New Year, I got the following message from a friend: On Rosh Hashanah, it is written… On Yom Kippur, it is sealed. May it be written and may it be sealed that you and all your loved ones have … Continue reading

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Water Recycling

As I have discussed previously, the Earth does not lack for water in general; instead, it is the serious shortage of fresh water that inflicts stresses all around the world. This trend is projected to get even worse as a … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the Water Cycle

It seems almost ironic that people must deal with water shortage and water stress, given that 70% of Earth’s surface is comprised of oceans, some of which reach depths of more than six km (close to 4 miles), yet that … Continue reading

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