Category Archives: American society

“Strangers,” in Israel and America

We had a guest from America in our shul this week who discussed the week’s portion, lech lecha. She focused on the question of the treatment of the ger, the person who is a non-Jew in Eretz Yisrael and (variously) … Continue reading

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Antisemitism: Far Worse than You Thought

I just finished Bari Weiss’ book, How to Fight Anti-Semitism. I suggest that you read it. Not because I agree with everything in it, especially her answers to the question implied by its title. Be proud of being Jewish, she … Continue reading

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More worries for American Jews

Dr. Guy Bechor is an Israeli political and legal analyst who specializes in the Middle East. He often appears on Israeli television and his articles are found in various newspapers and websites; however, much of it is not translated into … Continue reading

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Ilhan imbibed antisemitism with her mother’s milk

Social changes that used to take decades now happen in months, and trends that took years now appear in weeks. This is the upside or the downside, as you prefer, of mass communication technology, especially social media. So anyone who … Continue reading

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Blame the Jews

“Ahed Tamimi is the Palestinian Rosa Parks” – Aljazeera headline for an article by David A. Love One of the most illogical – indeed, embarrassingly stupid – ways to criticize Israel is to make an analogy between the “plight of … Continue reading

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