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Nov 28, 2018, 10:39 PM
The Migrant Caravan is Exposing anti-Semitism
Over the past few days, hundreds of migrants from throughout Central America have reached the U.S. southern border with Mexico. While some have peacefully approached the border at entrance points to apply for asylum, many have rushed towards the...
Nov 7, 2018, 8:17 PM
The Anti-Semitic Wave & U.S. Elections
With the national midterm elections now over in the United States, there are thousands of stories from all the results. There were 35 U.S. Senator elections, all 435 House of Representative elections, as well as many governorships, state senate...
Aug 26, 2018, 12:27 PM
Stop the Holocaust Poppycock
The biggest news story from the past week was that President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, agreed to plead guilty to eight federal crimes. Until recently, Mr. Cohen was a staunch supporter of President Trump and constantly...
Aug 14, 2018, 11:06 AM
Yaakov Shwekey and the Power of Jewish Music
Back in high school, before I was observant, I made a discovery. In the CD player of my car was music that I ended up listening to almost every day as I drove home from school my senior year....
Feb 23, 2017, 5:52 AM
Want Trump to denounce anti-Semitism? He already has in a big-league way
Over the past couple of weeks, the mainstream media has consistently attacked President Trump over what they say is a failure to denounce the ‘increasing’ number of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. On Tuesday, however, he stated these attacks...
Nov 27, 2016, 10:21 AM
Is Comedy Dead? Or Just the University System?
It’s been an interesting few weeks since the presidential election. Most people were not expecting the result, and the backlash has been loud. Being at one of the most liberal universities in the country, (Columbia (the school in New...
Aug 19, 2016, 8:32 AM
That Time I Was Trapped in the Mikveh
It was a typical Friday afternoon. Taking a break from worrying about school and life to walk over to the Mikveh. I had just gotten back to town after a couple months, and while I wasn’t away for very...
May 26, 2016, 2:18 AM
I am finally scared
2016 is a year much like the ones before it. One major difference this time though is that the presidential election has become a laughingstock. It is a reality show, a game show, an awards show or basically just...
Mar 3, 2016, 8:08 AM
‘Apartheid’ Week and BDS: Columbia University, UC Davis & the World
One essential reason I chose to attend Columbia University for graduate school was because of the Jewish life on and around campus (it’s in New York City after all). However, I am currently experiencing my first ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’...
Nov 25, 2015, 10:18 AM
Avoiding Anti-Semitism on Campus, or Maybe Not
It’s hard for me to believe that I graduated college over three years ago. I attended UC Davis, which is an extremely liberal and secular school. To most Jews and Israelis (that have even heard of it), they recognize...
Zander Wold is a Jew from Los Angeles currently living in Haifa.