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Rahm's Dharma Drama

The ongoing saga of Rahm Emanuel’s mayoral aspirations have seen a lot of back and forth.  First, Rahm’s residency during his work in the White House was challenged in the Cook County Electoral Commission.  He got by that.  This last…

Speaking of Tunisians

Remember the ‘Macaca’ incident that ended the Senatorial campaign and presidential aspirations of George Allen?   You may recall that in the ensuing fallout he denied his Sephardic Jewish heritage, inherited from his Tunisian mother Etty Allan (nee Lumbroso). Allen is…

Rev. Jackson comes to Shul

Many may recall Jackson’s tsuris in 1984 when, during a presidential bid, Jackson referred to NYC as Hymie-town. Ever since, he has made strides to make amends and build bridges to the Jewish community. This fall, when bombs were sent…

What of this Generation Gap?

Independent filmmaker Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon has released Generation Gap, an interesting short film about the impact of the Holocaust on three generations of his family, including his grandfather Wilhelm and father Julian.  Watch the entire Generation Gap film below.  Ungar-Sargon previously…