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Jan 5, 2021, 2:26 PM
Would Martin L. King Jr. approve of the way Israel and Jews are being treated?
U.S. Senatorial candidate, Reverend Raphael Warnock, a question; "Do you believe the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. would have approved of the way Israel and Jews are being treated in today's African-American communities?" Our American political system over the last...
Oct 31, 2020, 11:07 AM
Teaching award may have unintentionally incentivized anti-Israel activity.
Being one of four chosen as a “Harvard Kennedy, Belfer Center for International Affairs; teaching Fellow...” is a remarkable achievement. In that vein, I can appreciate the relevant contributions that Julie Bishop, Frederica Mogherini, and Peter Wittig made during...
Oct 2, 2020, 8:09 AM
An opportunity crossed my path to make a real difference and I took it
California Governor Gavin Newsom and California Department of Education Chancellors, while I wholeheartedly support the concept and commend your signing into law AB1460 mandating ethnic studies as part of college matriculation requirements, a little fine tuning is required. It should,...
May 27, 2020, 10:47 PM
The Pope must also be held accountable
The memory of the 2019-2020 coronavirus pandemic will eventually pass. Yet, waiting in the wings remains another pandemic of equal fierce ugliness showing no sign of retreat and with no antidote. The “anti-Semitism virus” manifests through targeted hate speech...
Feb 3, 2020, 5:16 AM
Within the span of 10 days in January
Within the span of 10 days in January, three significant events were memorialized. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was remembered for tackling societal injustices towards African-Americans, as well as bringing irrational racial hatred to the forefront. His birthday fell...
Jan 11, 2020, 2:35 AM
Antisemitism is testing American Values
Recently, I came across the names and ages of four young girls who were murdered in concentration camps during the Holocaust era: Edith Hirsch, 10; Judit Kohn, 7; Judith Ginceberg, 10; and Lyuda Milemevka, 3. These were 4 children...
Nov 7, 2019, 8:44 AM
Is desensitization towards the danger Jews are facing, a foregone conclusion?
Contempt towards Israel and Jews sadly continues unabated. This includes violence from white supremacists, Neo-Nazis and radical Islamists; relentless agitation from Students for Justice in Palestine, American Muslims for Palestine and other groups that without shame, challenge Israel and...
Feb 23, 2019, 1:11 AM
Is a brewing “Perfect Storm” targeting Israel?
Subsequent to the 1975 U.N. General Assembly vote to adopt the "Zionism Is Racism," resolution #3379, other forms of anti-Israel condemnations and angry actions have been forthcoming and gaining strength. It's as if a brewing "perfect storm" of hate...
Feb 17, 2019, 12:57 PM
The question remains, are we Jews doomed to repeat the Holocaust?
Since the 1975 United Nations' General Assembly vote to adopt the "Zionism Is Racism" resolution (3379), numerous other forms of anti-Israel condemnations were forthcoming and continuous. One of the most heinous was the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (B.D.S.) anti-Israel...
Nov 8, 2018, 8:08 PM
‘A positive legacy in the making, with the help of US legislators’
There has been a tremendous outpouring of sympathetic press, as well as other media coverage, since the tragic and senseless murder of 11 Jewish individuals, while attending Sabbath services, at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life* Or L’Simcha Congregation, on October 27,...
Bruce Portnoy, is a published op-ed contributor to the "Miami Herald," "Washington Examiner," and "The American Thinker"; as well as the author of the Geo-political thriller, "First, the 'Saturday People', and then the..."