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Ryan Aviv Fagan
A Jew in the Frozen North (Minnesota)
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Jul 18, 2022, 10:41 PM
The Fist Bump That Brought Out the Trolls
Last week, President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr fist bumped MBS. This comes nearly 21 months after I stated on this very blog that "a Biden presidency will be leaps and bounds better for Israel than Trump having a second...
May 18, 2021, 8:45 AM
Unpopular opinion for a liberal Jew like myself
It's tough being a progressive Jew during times like these. While I am someone who wants to see Palestinians be treated well and have some semblance of self-determination, I cannot sit around and listen to people "bash" Israel in...
Mar 4, 2021, 7:58 AM
Religious freedom ‘for the win’
It is laughable that a secular person like Bibi Netanyahu is using the court's conversion decision as an opportunity to pander to the extreme religious right in order to save his own political rear end. The ruling that recognizes Conservative...
Nov 11, 2020, 9:15 AM
The Long US National Nightmare is Soon Over
Well, we did it! Trump has been defeated and the United States and American Jews such as myself are better off because of it. Without the critical support of America's Jewish population, Trump just might have pulled off a...
Oct 30, 2020, 9:31 AM
Trump Is No True Friend to the Jewish People
Well, we are five days away from the election here in the United States and still there are fellow Jews who continue to support Donald Trump. A group of 13 prominent rabbis released an open letter in support of...
Dec 18, 2019, 10:03 PM
The Impeachment Argument: Condensed Version
With today’s hearing being all over the news, I will keep this short and sweet. If you want to condense the impeachment argument for any remaining Trumpist friends, tell them the following: If the president would release the remaining witnesses to...
Dec 11, 2019, 10:29 PM
Don’t be fooled by Trump’s Executive Order
Good Afternoon to all of you blog readers here at the Times of Israel! To begin, I want to issue a reminder that the American voters Trump is courting are Christian Evangelicals, not Jews. So, to all of you...
Reform Jew. Husband. Father. Political Junkie. Failed Political Candidate. Residing in the frozen north (Minnesota).