Tag Archives: “the squad”

From Israel: “Wham!!”

Sukkot, which ends tomorrow night, has been so lovely.  The sukkah, shared with family and friends, an oasis of peace. The blessing over the lulav, a delight: I grasp the fronds of palm, willow and myrtle, along with the etrog, and shake it in all six directions as reminder that …

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From Israel: Heaven Help Us!!

The US, first. Then Israel and a good part of the world — not just the West, but also Sunni Arab. What I am referring to are the policies and practices that would emanate from a Biden administration, should he ‒ and this is where we cry “Heaven help us” …

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Old Pogroms and New.

For those of us who care about the well-being of the Jewish people, there is currently much discussion around the current Black-on-Jewish pogroms throughout places like Crown Heights and Jersey City and, even, Rockland County, New York. I was actually born in Rockland County. That is where I am from.  …

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