Swedish Jew by birth; New Yorker by choice; Oaklander by accident.
Alexander Rapaport made headlines for his solidarity with Muslim bodega owners, but his Masbia soup kitchen lost donors over it. Now new donors step in.
Aizik Meir Dik's 1868 Yiddish translation of Beecher Stowe's novel and how Jews were in some ways, positioned to benefit from American racism.
I can’t get the images of Syrian refugees on the beaches of Europe out of my mind. And every time I see them I think of this: In 1940 my grandfather fled Holland in a row boat.
Nationalism and racism in Europe is real, growing and dangerous. But we’re being far too literal about it if we’re mainly worried about the fate of European Jews.
Siavosh Derakhti, a young Muslim Swede, builds bridges between Jews and Muslims through his organization, "Youth Against Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia."
Why I bristle at reports of Muslim anti-Semitism against Jews in my home country of Sweden. (Even though I have to admit it’s a thing.)