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How We Say It Matters, Too

Last week, I slammed the Reform Movement for its truly shocking statement about civility in American political discourse. In addition to what was said, how it was said left me wishing for something more from the Movement that claims to represent a majority of the North American Jewish community. Yesterday, it happened...

September Madness 2019: Guide to the Parties

September Madness 2019 is still open!  You can enter this prediction contest up until 11:59 pm Israel Summer Time (4:59 pm EDT) on Monday, September 16, 2019 (the night before the election).  Once again, here is a guide to the 31 parties running in this election (down from 32 when we got...

We must all expect more from the Reform Movement

Earlier today, the Reform Movement issued a statement about the t’shuvah Donald Trump should engage in this Elul and these High Holidays. They were proud of the statement, for some reason, promoting it across social media.  This could have been a good step for the Reform Movement, a movement that took pride...

Knesset September Madness 2019!

I know, it seems like we just had April Madness!  But thanks to an unprecedented second Knesset election in the same year, we’re back again a few months later for our sixth Knesset prediction pool…. SEPTEMBER MADNESS 2019!!!!! For those of you who participated in April Madness, this is going to seem...

They Ain’t Ready for Her

By Brad Rothschild, a documentary filmmaker in New York City. The trailer for his upcoming film on Tamar Manasseh, They Ain’t Ready for Me, can be seen here. It’s no secret that the scourge of gun violence has reached epidemic proportions across the United States. And after every mass shooting, NRA talking...

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Living History

By Sam Baltimore Sam Baltimore works at Jews United for Justice in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. Most of his writing is about musicals, which are as much a part of his American Jewish history as Communism. I think everyone has heard by now about the President accusing all non-Republican American Jews...

Daniel Sieradski