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June 17th, 2018 - 4:47 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: How religions differ

Sam Harris and Cenk Uygur argue about .. do religions differ? Are some good and some bad?[...]

March 19th, 2018 - 10:23 am § in The Ave Scene

Jew Down The Price

The origin of this saying, this feeling that Jews cannot be trusted and will do the dirty work of “money-changing”, goes back hundreds of years (a couple thousand actually). This is not innocent. Who is familiar with the Shakespearian play, Merchant of Venice? ‘Jew down the price’: G[...]

February 12th, 2018 - 6:55 am § in Misc.

Why Trump’s Israel is Ohso Christian

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January 21st, 2018 - 4:23 pm § in Misc.

RACISM

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November 28th, 2017 - 11:25 am § in Misc.

Hannukah, the history

Americans who know anything about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah may have heard that it celebrates the victory of good over evil — the triumph of light over darkness. But the real history of Hanukkah’s origins is more complicated. It is as much the tale of a Jewish civil war as it is about s[...]

November 12th, 2017 - 10:06 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

A Response to Jewish Bigotry Toward Fundamentalist Christians in the Era of Trump

BEN STEIN KVETCHES ABOUT BERNIE I am a Jew. All of my ancestors have been Jews since Judaism was founded almost 6,000 years ago on the belief of a monotheistic God. I pray in Hebrew every morning and every night. And I am deeply, cruelly, painfully embarrassed at my fellow Jew, Bernie Sanders, Senat[...]

November 1st, 2017 - 12:08 am § in Donald Trump

Is Trump, The Man With Jewish Lawyers, Diss The Jews?

Opinion | Why Does Donald Trump Keep Dissing Jews? The answer is a verdict on his unconventional, ungenerous presidency. NYTIMES.COM|BY FRANK BRUNI[...]

September 10th, 2017 - 9:20 am § in Donald Trump

“Polish Jews fight politically-motivated denial of Jewish suffering, and stigma of Jewish roots. Trump failed them,”

Trump just made it harder to ‘come out’ as Jewish in Poland HAARETZ.COM[...]

August 12th, 2017 - 1:15 am § in Misc.

When Does a Jew Lose His or Her Identity as a Jew?

“On August 12, 1952, Bergelson’s sixty-eighth birthday, he was executed.2 For decades, before the transcripts of the trial became accessible to the public following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the date was known, and observed in many Jewish communities the world over, as the Night of t[...]