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May 1, 2021, 9:47 AM
What’s ‘Jewing down’? What’s a globalist?
Not everyone knows antisemitism when they hear it, especially the more banal terms. Luckily, there's a quiz for that.
Apr 19, 2021, 5:25 PM
A woman up against a wall
If the Western Wall is truly Judaism’s holiest site, all Jews should feel more welcome there.
Apr 9, 2021, 4:24 PM
A legacy language
My Yiddish diction is a shanda. But what's more important than perfect pronunciation is that it never be silenced
Apr 2, 2021, 3:11 PM
Vaccine Passport Would Offer Ticket to Freedom and Yoga
Comparing programs like Israel’s Green Pass to Nazi Germany’s treatment of Jews is offensive false equivalence
Mar 26, 2021, 6:10 PM
A Passover to remember: The Four Questions will be a debut & duet for both my children
For the next few days, every meal in our household will become a dress rehearsal for the Pashman family’s rendition of The Four Questions. With grandparents now vaccinated, my family plans to drive six hours to celebrate with them. I...
Mar 19, 2021, 1:04 AM
This blog is brought to you by the letter ‘K’
Instead of explaining an antisemitic k-word before my son is ready, I’m choosing to emphasize another one — kindness Last week, NBA star Meyers Leonard was fined and suspended for including the term kike (Oh, how I hate writing that...
Mar 12, 2021, 3:40 PM
Reopening relationships post-pandemic
While I wait to reunite with friends and family in Texas, I'm transforming my anger at their governor into positive energy and empathy Once upon a time... in a faraway land... called Texas, leaders decided that they had had enough...
Mar 11, 2021, 4:07 PM
The complicated legacy of Dr. Seuss
Instead of the hyper-politicized conversation, let's talk about the importance of children seeing positives images of themselves
Apr 10, 2020, 3:34 PM
Anti-Semites are thriving amidst Coronavirus pandemic
Not even a global pandemic can hold back zealous haters. Enterprising anti-Semites around the world have not let the coronavirus pandemic go to waste, using it as an opportunity to churn out conspiracy theories that also blame the Jews. According to...
Manya Brachear Pashman is co-host of People of the Pod, an American Jewish Committee podcast about global affairs through a Jewish lens. She covered religion for the Chicago Tribune between 2003 and 2018.