Tag Archives: human rights

ADA: Past, Present & Future Imperfect

My latest blog at Born Dancing   Historically one of the most marginalized groups in history have been those with disabilities. Societies have deemed them either unworthy of life or have seen them as God’s punishment for bad deeds. Disability … Continue reading

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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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#WorldBookDay and freedom in crisis

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On  #WorldBookDay let us remember that the majority of people in the world do not have the right to read what they want, or say what they want, or wear what they want. Censorship and oppression are on the march, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Testimony by Scott Turow

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At one time humanity’s attention was turned to an area of the world called Bosnia, Srebrenica, and Kosovo. These words became synonymous with war crimes, mass murder, and genocide. Sadly, it is amazing how easily such crimes are forgotten. Yet, … Continue reading

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On Writing: The Hero’s Sacrifice and Hope Eternal

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Note: the following post will include spoilers for the movie Rogue One. I have written before about the purpose of the hero’s journey and how it pertains to my autistic sons. The Hero’s Journey: Autism and Your Child  I incorporate into … Continue reading

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