Brian Blum

Brian Blum

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Brian Blum is a freelance writer, journalist and editor. He works for an eclectic mix of newspapers, online magazines, universities, non-profit organizations and public companies. "This Normal Life," his personal blog, has appeared weekly since 2002. A former hi-tech entrepreneur, Brian moved to Jerusalem from the San Francisco Bay Area in 1994 with his wife and three children. More at Blum Interactive Media

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What I want to believe about COVID-19

09/11/2020

Controversy turns Seth Rogen's 'An American Pickle' sour

08/27/2020

Publishing my father's novel was my alternative to Kaddish

08/14/2020

High-tech hopes - Addressing Israel’s engineering shortage

08/16/2020

Coronavirus & the five stages of grief

08/05/2020

Coronavirus: 2020 is our gap year

07/16/2020

Blunder of binary thinking: How can humans be both happy and despondent?

07/03/2020
IN ‘GROUNDHOG Day,’ Bill Murray’s curmudgeonly character is transformed by crisis into a sweetheart

Cancer is not magic

06/19/2020

Have people learned to live with coronavirus?

06/04/2020
Worry can become toxic

Is it possible to choose wonder over worry?

05/21/2020
Mahane Yehuda market reopens after coronavirus restrictions had it shut down for the most part

In the uncertainty of coronavirus, can we calculate risks?

05/10/2020
WHEN 9/11 happened, it was difficult to foresee the far-reaching changes the attack would wreak.

How will the world change after COVID-19?

04/24/2020

Coronavirus Passover Seder calculations

04/09/2020

Preparing for death as the coronavirus looms

03/26/2020
RESIDENTS HOLD placards (this one reads ‘No to corona’) as they demonstrate against a report that Is

Is Jewish ‘fear of the other’ driving Israel’s response to coronavirus?

03/14/2020

Art meets room in new Tel Aviv hotel

02/29/2020

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