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May 19, 2019, 9:33 AM
Because One Who Believes is Not Afraid
They say to write what you know. Well, here is what I know. I know that about six months have passed since the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. I know it’s been a little over two weeks since...
Tzemach Yehudah Richter
May 17, 2019, 3:41 PM
Hashem Is Here, Hashem Is There, Hashem Is Truly EVERYWHERE – I HAVE A DREAM
BS”D On the first Shabbat after the attack on Chabad of Poway, I read about the tremendous outpouring of support the Shul received from many people that was not seen before, which made it standing room only when services began....
May 15, 2019, 5:03 AM
But Dad, if I wear my kipa, they'll know I'm Jewish
4 steps to move American Jews through the pervasive fear that has followed the attacks
Bonnie K. Goodman
May 10, 2019, 4:19 PM
Silence is not safety it only proliferates anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism
This Yom Ha’atzmaut comes at the heels of the Chabad Poway shooting, The New York Times cartoon debacle, and nearly 700 rockets shot into Southern Israel killing four and injuring over 200. Jews all over the world celebrated Israel’s...
May 9, 2019, 1:44 AM
In solidarity with Poway Chabad: A shabbat of tears and joyous song
Standing in the courtyard of the Poway Chabad, hundreds of people formed concentric circles, arms around each other, singing Shalom Aleichem. The very place where a week earlier Lori Kaye had been murdered and three others injured only because...
May 6, 2019, 9:06 PM
Lesson in Faith and Action from Tragedy of Poway
As a child whose father was a congregational rabbi, I heard the tragic story of Rabbi Morris Adler who was shot and murdered on his own bimah, in his synagogue in Detroit on a Shabbat morning in 1966. While this...
May 6, 2019, 10:23 AM
Living For San Diego & Pittsburgh: Reflection & Unwavering Action
A Plea For Jewish Activism I am sickened. I am sickened that the progression of violent anti-Semitism worldwide is ignored, legitimized, swept under the rug, even praised. That only when the atrocious murder of Jews in the United States in...
Tamar Z. Kahane
May 6, 2019, 9:05 AM
The Narrative of Narratives
This morning I saw a rabbi who was visibly shaken up by the recent attack on the synagogue in Poway. He reflected on the painful reality of recent events and shared that we need to “plan that it’s going...
May 5, 2019, 5:08 PM
Faked hate crimes, anti-Semitism and Linda Sarsour
Some words of optimism for those horrified by a hoax and freaked out by the visit of a controversial political activist
May 5, 2019, 1:36 PM
5 Practical Steps to Securing Houses of Worship
The recent attacks on synagogues, churches and mosques worldwide have highlighted what law enforcement agencies have been warning for some time: houses of worship are soft targets that are under threat. With hate crimes at record highs in the...