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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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Book Review: The Tin God by Chris Nickson

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Societal change can bring out the best, or the worst, in people. There are those who fight to better the world, and those who feel so threatened by even the slightest deviation from their norm, that they resort to malfeasance, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Straight Talk for Startups by Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman

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Venture capitalist, Randy Komisar, and seasoned financial operator Jantoon Reigersman, have collaborated on a book, Straight Talk for Startups,  that outlines the where, why, who, and how-tos of the start-up world. They have put together an extensive list of 100 … Continue reading

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On Words: Holocaust…..Debasement is Denial

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Addition to the original post: Check out this amazing new website Faces of Auschwitz. It is mesmerizing, educational, and quite overwhelming at times. No, not every evil is akin to the Holocaust. The Holocaust was in fact so unique in … 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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Breaking Through Stereotypes with Integrated Dance

My latest blog at Born Dancing:   I remember the time when we had gotten the boys’ reevaluated by a psychologist who we respected—someone with a storied history and impeccable credentials. It had been awhile since there had been any … Continue reading

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Book Review: Super Hero Ethics by Travis Smith

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If you are a fan of Joseph Campbell’s the hero’s journey philosophy you are going to enjoy the book, Super Hero Ethics. The author, Travis Smith, gives the reader an in depth discussion about the purposes and meanings of some of … Continue reading

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