Posts Tagged: Jews

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

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

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

Adidas Loses the Ethics Race

Adidas did not win any ethics race crossing the finish line by finally severing its ties with Kanye West. For a sports company like Adidas whose brand is associated with speed, they were woefully slow in dropping their association with

Adidas Loses the Ethics Race

Adidas did not win any ethics race crossing the finish line by finally severing its ties with Kanye West. For a sports company like Adidas whose brand is associated with speed, they were woefully slow in dropping their association with

Abortion- Whose Facts of Life?

When it comes to The Facts of Life– just whose facts are we being subjected to? Christian Bible interpretation as U.S. law is fast becoming a fact of life nearly every day from banning books to banning abortion at the

Abortion- Whose Facts of Life?

When it comes to The Facts of Life– just whose facts are we being subjected to? Christian Bible interpretation as U.S. law is fast becoming a fact of life nearly every day from banning books to banning abortion at the

Hate Will Not Replace Us

Dark thoughts used to hide in the shadows. They lurked in dark alleys and dim corners. Skulking on the fringes of the far-right, they festered in darkness rarely venturing into the light. Unvarnished hate and vile white supremacist thoughts that

Hate Will Not Replace Us

Dark thoughts used to hide in the shadows. They lurked in dark alleys and dim corners. Skulking on the fringes of the far-right, they festered in darkness rarely venturing into the light. Unvarnished hate and vile white supremacist thoughts that

A Bitter Sweet Passover Remembering My Mother

It was another bittersweet Passover. Just like the holiday itself, the period around Passover is forever tied in with my mother Betty not only for the beautiful Jewish rituals lovingly passed down but because she passed away Erev Pesach on

A Bitter Sweet Passover Remembering My Mother

It was another bittersweet Passover. Just like the holiday itself, the period around Passover is forever tied in with my mother Betty not only for the beautiful Jewish rituals lovingly passed down but because she passed away Erev Pesach on

Ukraine, Jews, and a Traumatic History

What is happening in Ukraine is for Jews part of a long collective and traumatic history. And we feel it in our souls. Today, in solidarity we are all freedom-loving Ukrainians. But the story for me is a complicated one.

Ukraine, Jews, and a Traumatic History

What is happening in Ukraine is for Jews part of a long collective and traumatic history. And we feel it in our souls. Today, in solidarity we are all freedom-loving Ukrainians. But the story for me is a complicated one.

Maus, Nazi Book Burning

The Horror of the Holocaust  Never Deny and Never Forget

Never Forget. Those words were seared into me as a child.  Today on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jews come together as a community to say we will never forget the horrors of the Holocaust. Even as some American schools choose

Maus, Nazi Book Burning

The Horror of the Holocaust  Never Deny and Never Forget

Never Forget. Those words were seared into me as a child.  Today on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jews come together as a community to say we will never forget the horrors of the Holocaust. Even as some American schools choose

My Not So Secret Christmas Story

To all who celebrate today, whatever you celebrate, in whatever way you choose to celebrate… I celebrate you! Thank you for taking the time to read my words, and hear my voice among the cacophony of voices out there. At

My Not So Secret Christmas Story

To all who celebrate today, whatever you celebrate, in whatever way you choose to celebrate… I celebrate you! Thank you for taking the time to read my words, and hear my voice among the cacophony of voices out there. At