Tag Archives: antisemitism

On Being Politically and Religiously Homeless

My post up at The Forward:   Years ago, I came to the conclusion that, as a Jew, I am religiously homeless. While I am not very observant, I feel very Jewish — I just don’t perform all the rituals … Continue reading

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Antisemitism-Part deux

So I finished the Yad Vashem class on antisemitism. I even got a little certificate saying that I successfully finished the course. And yes, it is hanging on my wall above my desk. I am proud of that certificate. It’s … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

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On Words: Antisemitism

Antisemitism. It is a word that conjures up the oldest bigotry known in human history. You may even think that there is a consensus about the meaning of this word. However, you would be wrong. In fact, there is more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Suicide of the West by Jonah Goldberg

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You may have heard of Jonah Goldberg. He is a commentator on several Fox News programs, and a senior editor at the conservative National Review, with a widely read nationally syndicated column. He has written several best sellers, including the … Continue reading

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On Words: Moral Vapidness of Political Correctness, the use of the term “Moral Autism”

Update: I have received an apology, which I accepted, from the Jewish Review of Books for their allowed use of the term, “moral autism.” However, the points I make below are still relevant to the issue and something society needs … Continue reading

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Q, questions

Questions. From the moment you are born you constantly ask questions…much to the consternation of adults at times. It is human curiosity. That great, motivating factor that has allowed humanity to vault from the cave to space. Not that there … Continue reading

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