We all must demand that those who are commissioned in our names to enforce our laws, start from the presumption that on the face of every single person is written “thou shalt not kill.” We must, in the urgency of this moment, repeat at the highest of decibels and in the most hallowed of places that Black Lives Matter.
Jewish organizations in increasingly desperate attempts to attract those folks who have walked away have decided now that the answer lies in “disruptive technology.” What exactly, I wonder, is being disrupted? And, more importantly, where are the major Jewish organizations when actual disruption is urgently called for?
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.)