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Feb 6, 2019, 11:37 AM
Disparity of Hate: When Antisemitism and Racism Aren’t Equal
The country, especially the Democratic party, was blindsided last week when Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook surfaced featuring a photo of a person in blackface next to a person in a KKK outfit on his personal page....
Jan 24, 2019, 1:41 PM
So, Logan Paul wants to be gay for a month
It might be the worst idea ever -- or maybe it's the best, and we should all learn the value of walking in someone else’s shoes
Jan 17, 2019, 11:19 AM
Wearing Jewface: The Aftermath and Beyond
My recent blog post at Times of Israel, Wearing Jewface: The Far-Left’s New Tactic, has generated a lot of discussion on Facebook, Twitter, even a Reddit thread. It's a much needed discussion. I've received a lot of very thoughtful...
Jan 9, 2019, 6:02 AM
Wearing Jewface: The Far-Left’s New Tactic
I contributed much of the research for the Tablet article that exposed Julia Salazar as an imposter, and by imposter I mean pretending to be Jewish, pretending to be an immigrant, and pretending to have grown up poor. My...
Dec 30, 2018, 1:12 PM
The Miracle of Chiang Mai
The club is situated on a busy main street, with cars moving everywhere, and throngs of visitors walking into the colorful local shops. The Northgate, (Northgate Jazz Co-Op) as it is called, is a rare phenomenon, not only in...
Dec 28, 2018, 1:31 PM
Does the Mizrahi rights campaign delegitimize Ashkenazi Jews?
A battle is currently raging to rebut the calumny in the court of world opinion that 'Israel is a 'white settler' state. Leftist groups in the US have recently gone further, and tarred all Jews - not just Zionists...
Dec 26, 2018, 11:18 AM
A Case of Prophetic Witness: God Should Not Forsake Prisoners
I would like to share with you a fascinating story about a man I came into contact with this year, a person whose life experiences have moved me greatly, and whose vision for a better future can provide all...
Dec 21, 2018, 7:51 AM
When Black & Jewish Lives Are Viewed as Expendable
Black Americans are facing levels of state violence that would otherwise be deemed unacceptable in any modern nation. The difference? Black Americans are not treated or viewed as equal members of the society in which we live. Our lives...
Dec 12, 2018, 9:14 AM
Bill Dixon and the author, (photograph taken in 2000 by Sharon Vogel) Early winter. Heater at my ankles. I think of all the souls I taught, certainly in the hundreds, perhaps thousands. Just heard a recording of one of them,...
Nov 5, 2018, 9:26 AM
Ice cream as a point of contention
When Ben and Jerry's announced its new flavor (Pecan Resist) and its intent to donate proceeds to four organizations, Color of Change, Honor the Earth, Neta, and Women's March. I was thrilled. They seemed to cover four different areas...