Category Archives: Religion

International Holocaust Remembrance Day- Never Forget

To those deniers of the Holocaust: There is no denying that these members of my husband Hershel’s family lives were taken too early. There is no denying that none of them would ever enjoy growing old to delight in the

International Holocaust Remembrance Day- Never Forget

To those deniers of the Holocaust: There is no denying that these members of my husband Hershel’s family lives were taken too early. There is no denying that none of them would ever enjoy growing old to delight in the

Santos Sighting

Not surprisingly while I was recently perusing the bookshelves at The Jewish Museum gift shop in New York City,  I spotted an early cookbook written by famed  Jew-ish chef George Santos. It featured his signature dish artisinal bullsh*T on an everything

Santos Sighting

Not surprisingly while I was recently perusing the bookshelves at The Jewish Museum gift shop in New York City,  I spotted an early cookbook written by famed  Jew-ish chef George Santos. It featured his signature dish artisinal bullsh*T on an everything

Congressman Elect George Santos – Jew-ish or Fool-ish

Is George Santos Jew-ish , or just plain Fool-ish? Actually, he’s very Republican-ish In fact, the con man is on brand. Lying seems to be the norm for Republicans. A pre-requisite for party membership. I haven’t seen so much lying

Congressman Elect George Santos – Jew-ish or Fool-ish

Is George Santos Jew-ish , or just plain Fool-ish? Actually, he’s very Republican-ish In fact, the con man is on brand. Lying seems to be the norm for Republicans. A pre-requisite for party membership. I haven’t seen so much lying

Holy Jesus, Texas Is At It Again

Refugee family of migrants fleeing to a foreign country out of fear of violence seen outside the DC residence of Vice President Kamala Harris amid record-setting cold. In the true spirit of Christmas, Texas Governor Abbott strikes again.

Holy Jesus, Texas Is At It Again

Refugee family of migrants fleeing to a foreign country out of fear of violence seen outside the DC residence of Vice President Kamala Harris amid record-setting cold. In the true spirit of Christmas, Texas Governor Abbott strikes again.

Sold Straight

  Being 14 is a confusing time no matter what time period you lived in. Understanding the facts of life can feel confusing. Especially when the facts of life you are taught aren’t even facts at all. In fact, they

Sold Straight

  Being 14 is a confusing time no matter what time period you lived in. Understanding the facts of life can feel confusing. Especially when the facts of life you are taught aren’t even facts at all. In fact, they

A Christian Nation Not Just For For Christmas

While some want to keep Christ in Christmas, others desperately want to keep Christ in America. Oh for Christ’s sake! We are not a Christian nation. Well, except maybe at Christmas when it is hard to avoid the 24/7 onslaught

A Christian Nation Not Just For For Christmas

While some want to keep Christ in Christmas, others desperately want to keep Christ in America. Oh for Christ’s sake! We are not a Christian nation. Well, except maybe at Christmas when it is hard to avoid the 24/7 onslaught

Antisemitism Hits Home- When Will the Hating End?

The epidemic of hate that Doug Emhoff referenced yesterday at a White House roundtable on antisemitism has hit close to home for me. That vile virus has infected my house. Hate dwells inside. Two weeks ago when I was called

Antisemitism Hits Home- When Will the Hating End?

The epidemic of hate that Doug Emhoff referenced yesterday at a White House roundtable on antisemitism has hit close to home for me. That vile virus has infected my house. Hate dwells inside. Two weeks ago when I was called

American Hate- Who’s Keeping Count?

I’ve lost count. Of all the mass shootings. Of murdered children, LGBTQ, African Americans, and Jews. I’ve lost count of all the violence. The vicious name-calling. Defacing of property. I’ve lost count of all the hate crimes in our country.

American Hate- Who’s Keeping Count?

I’ve lost count. Of all the mass shootings. Of murdered children, LGBTQ, African Americans, and Jews. I’ve lost count of all the violence. The vicious name-calling. Defacing of property. I’ve lost count of all the hate crimes in our country.

I Am a Jew and I am Proud

I was just called a “kike.” And not just a plain old kike but a “subversive kike.” It sent shivers down my spine. This comment came from a misguided reader of this blog, who had earlier made a snide comment

I Am a Jew and I am Proud

I was just called a “kike.” And not just a plain old kike but a “subversive kike.” It sent shivers down my spine. This comment came from a misguided reader of this blog, who had earlier made a snide comment

All God’s Children

In another lesson from my childhood department. Despite living in a so-called “Christian nation” with the far right claiming God for themselves, even in 1962 as a 7-year-old  I knew God belonged to everyone. He wasn’t a Jewish God, a

All God’s Children

In another lesson from my childhood department. Despite living in a so-called “Christian nation” with the far right claiming God for themselves, even in 1962 as a 7-year-old  I knew God belonged to everyone. He wasn’t a Jewish God, a