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Feb 12, 2019, 10:14 PM
Don’t Whitewash My Identity
One of my first memories in the United States was going to the DMV and to the Social security office to obtain my driver’s license and social security number. When I received the application forms, I faced my first...
Feb 11, 2019, 7:44 PM
How BDS Comes to a Level Minded University
Last October I took a trip to my old alma mater, California State University Long Beach. Like the state itself, Cal State Long Beach embodies the stereotypical relaxed and laid back atmosphere that Southern Californians are so proud of...
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....
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...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Dec 14, 2018, 1:00 PM
Why the most famous rabbi in America and a possible next US president split up
Ever since junior United States Senator from New Jersey Cory Anthony Booker ended his Oxford bromance with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the latter is been left hurting and confused. Was Cory an anti-Semite after all, you hear him think at...
Dec 4, 2018, 9:20 AM
The Cowardice of American Jewish Academia – Temple University Edition
Twenty blocks north of my office in Center City Philadelphia lies Temple University, one of the finest and most prestigious public colleges in the United States. In recent years, one of Temple’s best known professors has been Marc Lamont...
Erris Langer Klapper
Dec 2, 2018, 7:08 AM
Penn State ZBT’s Menorah Is Desecrated and We Need a Miracle
Early on November 30th, the large menorah on Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity's front lawn was torn down by vandals, carried away and then returned significantly damaged. This act of hatred and bigotry is being investigated by State College Police...
Nov 30, 2018, 10:02 AM
#Me Three-A Regimen for Mitigating Against a Future Outbreak of #Me Too
The #Me Too movement exposed serious systemic flaws in how some people conduct themselves in relation to others in the workplace and elsewhere. There appears to be no ready cure for genuine predators, who prey on the defenseless. However,...
Nov 28, 2018, 10:29 PM
The Growing Case for IHRA
In the decades since the end of World War II and the horrors of the Holocaust, the nature of antisemtism has changed. Modern antisemtism consists of not only hatred of Jews but also of an ideology that denies Jewish...
Nov 28, 2018, 5:33 PM
‘Maavar’- Israel Fellow Style
The word 'Maavar' in Hebrew has two meanings: one is in the literal sense of a move and the other, a more figurative reference to transition. Being a shaliach, both meanings have purpose. We move ourselves to a new temporary...