Tag Archives: Jewish religion

Book Review: How to Fight Anti-Semitism by Bari Weiss

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Last week was an interesting time to be a Jewish-American. Between the backbiting, name calling and posturing known as international and domestic politics,  somehow we became the Hill on which everyone chose to die. We, the  descendants of the tribe … Continue reading

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On Words: Selfcare

An edited shorter version of this post appears in the Times of Israel, Selfcare, Lashon Hara and Social Media ******** It’s the same thing every January. We are deluged with stories about exercise, eating right, and how we are all … Continue reading

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I am Not Afraid. I am Enraged.

My latest blog  at Times of Israel: In a post, some weeks ago, I lamented that “They will first come for us because we are Jews.” That our political machinations aside, the world does not see that we are a … Continue reading

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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: Killer Look, by Linda Fairstein

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Just in time to coordinate with the September fashion Bible that arrived in your mailbox, comes along the new thriller by Linda Fairstein. When Killer Look begins, we find ADA Alex Cooper where we left her after Devils Bridge; fragile, … Continue reading

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