Monthly Archives: December 2019

Why They Attack Jews in New York

Why are blacks and Hispanics attacking Jews? I have been searching for a coherent statement by an assailant. Most of them don’t get past “f- you, Jews.” But it seems to me that they blame Jews for something, and feel … Continue reading

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Beinart’s Complaint

A recent news item indicates that among the candidates for seats in the World Zionist Congress – founded by Theodor Herzl in 1897 – are Peter Beinart and Jeremy Ben Ami. To tell the truth, when I see the petulant … Continue reading

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Lashon Hara from the Union for Reform Judaism

Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid. – Bernard Meltzer, Jewish … Continue reading

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Our Coming Election: The End for a Tragic Hero

The nightmarish prospect of a third election – and worse, the campaign for the third election, will become a reality for Israelis in the next few months, culminating at the ballot boxes on March 2nd. There are several ways in … Continue reading

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A World Without Israel (from 2015)

I recently came across this post from 2015, which I had totally forgotten. My regular Thursday post will be coming tomorrow as usual, but I couldn’t resist re-running this one today. A world without Israel Posted on August 14, 2015 … Continue reading

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