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Feb 18, 2019, 2:11 PM
Israel is undermining its very raison d’etre
Remember the fiasco of an Israeli pact with apartheid South Africa? No? Neither does the current Israeli administration, and they'll pay for it
Feb 15, 2019, 1:12 PM
Jerusalem through a Christian lens
This is a reflection on Israel from a different angle, not normally discussed in the Jewish community and that’s Christians in the Holyland and the Palestinian territories. And why do I care? Well, for all sorts of reasons, starting...
Feb 14, 2019, 10:54 PM
Turning the Gettysburg Address into a haftarah
Presidents Day is not a time for small-minded partisan politics, but to heed the genuine wisdom of generations of American leaders
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Feb 9, 2019, 9:39 PM
It’s not enough to be anti-racism. You need to know what to answer back.
When a white genocide conspiracy theorist pushes her vile messages, it's not enough to be against her views. We need to know how to answer her back. Not just to win a debate with her. Rather, to teach the...
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....
Feb 3, 2019, 11:14 PM
Stinking Jews or Just Jews?
The term, “stinking Jew” is not a recent derogatory name for Jews. In fact, it was quite popular to use this term in World War II Nazi Germany. In Russian, they might say, “a stinking zhidovka.” In German, they...
Jan 31, 2019, 12:11 AM
Without Slavery and Genocide
In the last few weeks' Torah portions, we've been reading about the hundreds of years of Jewish slavery and our "Exodus" from bondage to redemption. With this closely in mind, I wanted to share this important picture and experience. I...
Jan 27, 2019, 12:49 AM
I was raised by slaves
I know the lasting humiliation of the lash on one’s parents’ backs
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Jan 25, 2019, 6:26 PM
The ironclad proof on the rightwing youth that’s really shoddy
I blogged already about the idea that the Israeli Secret Service allegedly nowadays has it in for rightwing Jews. But now, information about the supposedly robust proof against one has been released and the theory is full of holes,...
Jan 22, 2019, 1:00 AM
Of course I'm White, I'm also indigenous to Israel
We can't control how others view us, but we also need not agree that Jews' ties to the Holy Land are rooted in our genes