Posts Tagged: Jews

WWI How Jewish Immigrants Helped the War Effort

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his hyphenated American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. “You came here seeking Freedom,” he told the masses of immigrants

WWI How Jewish Immigrants Helped the War Effort

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his hyphenated American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. “You came here seeking Freedom,” he told the masses of immigrants

WWII soldiers

WWI Remembering the Others That Served

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his “hyphenated” American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. While we celebrate the centennial of Armistice Day, the shadow of

WWII soldiers

WWI Remembering the Others That Served

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his “hyphenated” American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. While we celebrate the centennial of Armistice Day, the shadow of

Refugees- A Moral Obligation and a Call to Action

Just like my own Jewish family, White House senior advisor Steven Miller’s family was the beneficiary of immigration policies  that his own administration is working so hard to undo. Trump may be unhinged but Steven Miller is clearly unmoored, especially

Refugees- A Moral Obligation and a Call to Action

Just like my own Jewish family, White House senior advisor Steven Miller’s family was the beneficiary of immigration policies  that his own administration is working so hard to undo. Trump may be unhinged but Steven Miller is clearly unmoored, especially

I Married a Refugee

  I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out

I Married a Refugee

  I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out

child holocaust DP Camp swastika

Charlottesville Has Made the Past Present For Jews

Past has become present in the most horrifying way. When I see the Nazi flag that symbol of the Third Reich being waved proudly through the streets of Charlottesville, all I can see is a little Polish boy, homeless, hungry

child holocaust DP Camp swastika

Charlottesville Has Made the Past Present For Jews

Past has become present in the most horrifying way. When I see the Nazi flag that symbol of the Third Reich being waved proudly through the streets of Charlottesville, all I can see is a little Polish boy, homeless, hungry

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

Unwanted Refugee Children Then and Now

I Married a Refugee

I married a refugee who as a little boy was perceived as a threat to Cold War America and not as a survivor of the Holocaust. While my childhood was a sugar frosted world of frost-free fun living out the

NY Daily News Headline KKK Leader Supports

Never Forget

Worth remembering on Holocaust Remembrance Day: David Duke applauds Trump for thwarting “the Jewish supremacists who control our country.” On his radio program on Wednesday, the former Klu Kux Klan leader launched into an anti Semitic tirade: “I think these

NY Daily News Headline KKK Leader Supports

Never Forget

Worth remembering on Holocaust Remembrance Day: David Duke applauds Trump for thwarting “the Jewish supremacists who control our country.” On his radio program on Wednesday, the former Klu Kux Klan leader launched into an anti Semitic tirade: “I think these

Vintage Yiddish Theater Poster Hard to be a Jew

Is Trump Meshugge?

If I Were A Rich Man…. So now Trump is defending Schlongate, explaining what he meant by his sexist remark that Hilary Clinton had gotten schlonged by Obama? For this, the shmegegge wants to be President? Is the whole world

Vintage Yiddish Theater Poster Hard to be a Jew

Is Trump Meshugge?

If I Were A Rich Man…. So now Trump is defending Schlongate, explaining what he meant by his sexist remark that Hilary Clinton had gotten schlonged by Obama? For this, the shmegegge wants to be President? Is the whole world

Man expressing fear

Refugee Crisis – The Fear Factor

A Threat to America Fear mongering media and xenophobic politicians cry out in protest at the possible influx of refugees seeking a safe haven. Squawking like Chicken Little, they ominously warn of the dire consequences and threat to America if

Man expressing fear

Refugee Crisis – The Fear Factor

A Threat to America Fear mongering media and xenophobic politicians cry out in protest at the possible influx of refugees seeking a safe haven. Squawking like Chicken Little, they ominously warn of the dire consequences and threat to America if

Displaced Children WWII and Syria

Syrian Refugee Crisis- Is it Deja Vu All Over Again?

As the late great Yogi Berra might say, it’s Déjà vu all over again. The heartbreaking stories and pictures of horror and loss experienced by the Syrian refugees, those 4 million men women and children fleeing a homeland riven by

Displaced Children WWII and Syria

Syrian Refugee Crisis- Is it Deja Vu All Over Again?

As the late great Yogi Berra might say, it’s Déjà vu all over again. The heartbreaking stories and pictures of horror and loss experienced by the Syrian refugees, those 4 million men women and children fleeing a homeland riven by