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Feb 19, 2019, 9:51 AM
Oh my, Omar: Anti-Semitic tweets, lobbying, AIPAC and everything in between
Anti-Semitic tweets The arguments I’ve seen online this week trying to untangle anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism, anti-lobbies and anti-AIPAC have sometimes hit the mark and other times missed it. Before we break it down, let’s just preface with this by saying politicians who use Twitter to make...
Feb 18, 2019, 7:29 PM
Israeli identity — IAC conference as case study
Last November I attended to The Israel American Council (IAC) Conference in Florida, and I’m sharing with you my personal expirience (Due diligence, I was at the conference as part of my work and as an active part of the IAC organization in Atlanta. Well,...
Feb 11, 2019, 7:29 AM
In a recent Facebook exchange with a friend, I explained my issue with the word “tolerance.” To me, the concept is problematic. Much as I would like for our world to be a nicer, friendlier place, I don’t know that tolerating someone, i.e., putting up...
Feb 4, 2019, 6:27 PM
Progressive, Zionist and trying to make it work
I know I am not the only one – Zionistic and progressive – who sits in my niche, recognizing that all people need to be equally treated and that Israel is the legitimate homeland of the Jewish people. This does not mean that its government...
Marc H. Wilson
Feb 3, 2019, 9:46 PM
Finally, after six months, I am able to stand!
In the early 2000s, I served a little congregation in Greenville. Then my bipolarity caught up with me. I was very sick, which to this day many people do not understand nor forgive. I spiraled downward until there was almost no place left to spiral....
Jan 28, 2019, 6:11 PM
Rethinking how history is taught
Yesterday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. When the United Nations created this day, it called on countries to develop curricula that would not only keep the memory of what happened alive, but would serve as a way to prevent genocide from happening again. And yet...
Jan 22, 2019, 12:57 AM
What women need instead of Women’s March Inc.
Women’s March Inc. has lost relevance. I see many headlines about Linda Sarsour, who is willing to renounce Farrakhan but will not allow a place for Zionists in her world, and about Tamika Mallory, who has a personal connection to Farrakhan and thus cannot renounce...
Jan 15, 2019, 12:15 AM
Learning and life
With my second semester back at school kicking off (I am enrolled in a dual Master of Public Administration/Master of Integrated Global Communications program), my ever-pressing need to get more organized has become even more…pressing. It’s not enough to have to fit in weekly readings...
Jan 7, 2019, 11:04 PM
Coexistence. It’s a word often used in a political context, as we are all well aware. Today, though, I am thinking about it in an even broader way, and it actually touches on different topics I’ve written about in the past. I hope I can...
Jan 5, 2019, 6:01 AM
Let’s talk about the Jewish scene So-20. By “So-20” I mean “South of Atlanta Interstate 20,” where I have lived for nearly ten years and would like to continue to live. As I know, there is no Jewish scene south of 20. If one is...