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Northern plants growing in extreme desert after flood. Arava, 2013

Women of Kobani

No, you aren’t fighting just for your people,

The Kurdish Braves,

But for all of us,

The 51 percent –

The 100 percent.

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Garbage and donkey behind Savitri Temple, Pushkar, Rajasthan

Point Finger at Polluter

India’s garbage problem. Despite the glorious esthetic and spiritual traditions, the problem of waste accumulation and inadequate disposal is undermining India’s life and beauty. Change is coming but slow.

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Liquids of Life

Sperm, milk, birth waters,
Saliva, blood, tears…
For hundreds of millions of years –
Transferred
In an Endless Chain of Being

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Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time – Part 1

Cows are holy, but are women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirtwork? First post on topic gives background on cows, “cow products” and recommends opening the mind. In Appendix you can witness a funny encounter regarding holy cows at the Israeli-Indian interphase.

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Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time, India – Part 2

Cows are holy, goddesses are revered, female pilots fly commercial, but are millions of rural women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirty shitwork? Ecological, financial value of rural women’s work is high, but they don’t own anything. Academics give conflicting views on how the work is perceived in the community and by the women.

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Two Fences and an Island – Trump, Twain, Epstein and the American Dream

Has Trump ever known the joy of painting a fence? Stripping “virgin” islands to strip teenage girls – is this the filthy-rich idea of the American Dream? Buying a private Virgin Island is advertised as “pursuing the American Dream”. Is Mr. Epstein its embodiment? And how is that similar to the ISIS dream? Are we seeing the Brave New World now? Or are science and technology today serving at the behest of the same old vices of individuals, destroying our planet on the go?

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Working and socializing in the greenhouse. Kaima Organic Farm

Kaima Organic Farm – A Win-Win-Win Enterprise

Kaima Organic Farm is a sustainable model for the future: a win-win-win situation for the planet, the country, the consumers and the dropout kids who work on the farm. It is also a model for renewal of the pinoeer spirit in a new format.

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Yashar and friends hauling a huge rock out of Ein Sapir Springn using wooden boards

Ein Sapir, Judean Hills – Rescuing a Spring

Ein Sapir Rescuing a Spring   Before After Top: Ein Sapir pre-restoration (2010). The rocks were dumped by a D-9 bulldozer which was doing construction work on the road above the spring, disregarding its existence. Bottom: Ein Sapir spring today (2020), post-restoration. The spring provides recreation, refreshment and spiritual renewal to many.  Ein Sapir – Rescuing a Spring Yashar and

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Northern plants growing in extreme desert after flood. Arava, 2013

Women of Kobani

No, you aren’t fighting just for your people,

The Kurdish Braves,

But for all of us,

The 51 percent –

The 100 percent.

Read More »
Garbage and donkey behind Savitri Temple, Pushkar, Rajasthan

Point Finger at Polluter

India’s garbage problem. Despite the glorious esthetic and spiritual traditions, the problem of waste accumulation and inadequate disposal is undermining India’s life and beauty. Change is coming but slow.

Read More »

Liquids of Life

Sperm, milk, birth waters,
Saliva, blood, tears…
For hundreds of millions of years –
Transferred
In an Endless Chain of Being

Read More »

Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time – Part 1

Cows are holy, but are women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirtwork? First post on topic gives background on cows, “cow products” and recommends opening the mind. In Appendix you can witness a funny encounter regarding holy cows at the Israeli-Indian interphase.

Read More »

Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time, India – Part 2

Cows are holy, goddesses are revered, female pilots fly commercial, but are millions of rural women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirty shitwork? Ecological, financial value of rural women’s work is high, but they don’t own anything. Academics give conflicting views on how the work is perceived in the community and by the women.

Read More »

Two Fences and an Island – Trump, Twain, Epstein and the American Dream

Has Trump ever known the joy of painting a fence? Stripping “virgin” islands to strip teenage girls – is this the filthy-rich idea of the American Dream? Buying a private Virgin Island is advertised as “pursuing the American Dream”. Is Mr. Epstein its embodiment? And how is that similar to the ISIS dream? Are we seeing the Brave New World now? Or are science and technology today serving at the behest of the same old vices of individuals, destroying our planet on the go?

Read More »
Working and socializing in the greenhouse. Kaima Organic Farm

Kaima Organic Farm – A Win-Win-Win Enterprise

Kaima Organic Farm is a sustainable model for the future: a win-win-win situation for the planet, the country, the consumers and the dropout kids who work on the farm. It is also a model for renewal of the pinoeer spirit in a new format.

Read More »
Yashar and friends hauling a huge rock out of Ein Sapir Springn using wooden boards

Ein Sapir, Judean Hills – Rescuing a Spring

Ein Sapir Rescuing a Spring   Before After Top: Ein Sapir pre-restoration (2010). The rocks were dumped by a D-9 bulldozer which was doing construction work on the road above the spring, disregarding its existence. Bottom: Ein Sapir spring today (2020), post-restoration. The spring provides recreation, refreshment and spiritual renewal to many.  Ein Sapir – Rescuing a Spring Yashar and

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