Shiloh Musings is a different sort of blog. It's the blog that I started when people kept telling me that the "musings," essays or letters I had been sending out by email to all sorts of people on a rapidly growing list should be on the internet. People told me to open a "site."
That's how I started to blog. It seemed easier to post the "musings" instead of sending out mailings. I'm a bit less certain about how and why I began doing this daily, and on two blogs. Am I being rather OCD in writing just to write?
I did my usual checking the news sites for news and inspiration. I just found a few articles I didn't really want to deal with tonight about Arab terror attacks,
Jewish Teenager Assaulted by Arabs in Jerusalem17-year-old Jewish teenager attacked by two Arab teens. Police use surveillance cameras to locate culprits.and
Arab Rioters on Temple Mount Wound Four Police OfficersI just didn't want to make Israel look more dangerous than it is.
Unrest explodes on Temple Mount, in usual round of rioting before Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
And I really don't know enough about the antisemitic attack in New York after the Nets-Maccabee Tel Aviv game:
Tonight I want to be nice and gentle. It's the Holiday of Succot. We're supposed to enjoy the protection the succah represents. This is the Holiday to be Joyful in G-d.