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Sep 9, 2020, 3:35 PM
The Rogen Affair: Did Daniel Gordis Miss the Mark?
The month long train of reactions to Seth Rogen's explosive comments about the State of Israel, and the paucity of the Israel education he received as a youngster, have been fairly predictable. On the one hand, we've seen one...
Laura Shaw Frank
Sep 6, 2020, 3:30 PM
Seth Rogen is wrong about Israel education in America
As an Israel educator, I have seen the sea-change in the way Israel is taught; his critique may have once been on-target, but it is no longer legitimate
Aug 7, 2020, 5:46 PM
Peoplehood in a Pickle – A Response to Seth Rogen
Despite current social protests in Israel, the surge in the spread of COVID-19, and intensity on Israel’s Northern border, I want to turn the conversation this week to the Israel discourse in North America. Seth Rogen’s unrehearsed remarks on...
Aug 5, 2020, 10:22 PM
Seth Rogen Does Not Endanger Israel. Our Silence on Annexation Does.
Last week, Seth Rogen set the Jewish and Israel social media world ablaze when he stated in an interview that “Israel doesn’t make sense” and that he “was fed a huge amount of lies about Israel entire life”....
Aug 5, 2020, 1:42 PM
Lies My Community Fed Me
Seth Rogan has been in the news lately for an interview in which he disavowed many normative Jewish things, such as religion in general, which he called “silly,” and the state of Israel, with which he doesn’t agree. He...
Aug 4, 2020, 3:08 PM
An American Pickle
During my life time, I've been in a few pickles. So when I read that Seth Rogan starred in an HBO movie, called, "An American Pickle" I pondered, "What would this film be about?" I thought, "A film about some American...
Aug 4, 2020, 8:38 AM
Let’s Talk About Seth
Seth Rogen doesn’t get it. He just doesn’t. He simply doesn’t understand much about life or about the world and shows very little understanding about what it means to be a Jew. Because to not understand Israel is to not...
Aug 3, 2020, 9:58 PM
Seth Rogen has made a career out of being the quintessential Jew. He drops the Jbomb regularly and has openly made undeniable Jewishness his schtick. Whether or not he attends synagogue, keeps kosher or prefers mustard over mayo, he...
Stephanie Z. Bonder
Aug 3, 2020, 9:56 PM
An Open Letter to Seth Rogen
Dear Seth, We don't know each other, but I just wanted to share some feelings I had, after reading about your interview with Marc Maron. Now I appreciate that you feel a Jewish identity, regardless of whether you feel any...
Aug 2, 2020, 10:48 PM
Why I love to be Jewish? Why I love to be Israeli? My reaction to Seth Rogen
From the rising sun to the setting day to the still moon and the majestic stars and the renewal of a new day I love being Jewish and Israeli. From my earliest memory in the desert sand of my birthplace,...