The Hidden Truth Behind Antisemitism in America

Why Concentrating on One Subset of Jews Reveals the Hidden Truth Behind Antisemitism in America According to the New York City Police Department, there were four antisemitic incidents in New York City in January 2021. That was out of a total of 18, meaning Jews were the victims in 22.22% of antisemitic hate crimes in [...]

By |2022-02-17T23:04:18+00:00February 17th, 2022|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion, Woke|Comments Off on The Hidden Truth Behind Antisemitism in America

Rabbi Mendy Greenberg and Thwarting Antisemitism

How Rabbi Mendy Greenberg of Bonita Springs Taught the World Judaism It could have been one of the worst scenes for him and his family. He could have reacted with anger and vengeance. But when Rabbi Mendy Greenberg of Bonita Springs came back to his house to find his mailbox destroyed, a car window shattered, [...]

By |2022-02-05T20:38:20+00:00February 5th, 2022|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion|Comments Off on Rabbi Mendy Greenberg and Thwarting Antisemitism

The 2020 Jewish Hate Crime Statistics Are Not Startling

The 2020 Jewish Hate Crime Statistics Are Out and People Are Astounded; Where Have They Been? Many Jews are astounded after seeing the 2020 FBI Hate Crime Statistics. The thing that is jumping out at them is how Jews are the victims in 57.5% of all religiously motivated hate crimes. But this new number is [...]

By |2022-06-22T21:23:18+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Antisemitism, Israel, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on The 2020 Jewish Hate Crime Statistics Are Not Startling

Jerusalem Stone and the Tragic Beauty of Yom HaZikaron

The Haunting Beauty of Jerusalem Stone on Yom HaZikaron Jerusalem Stone is the gorgeous, pale, off-white limestone found everywhere in Israel. Many of you will recognize it as the stone that comprises the Kotel, the Wailing/Western Wall in Jerusalem. When you see Jerusalem Stone, you immediately think of Israel/הארץ, literally "the Land (of Israel)." Every [...]

By |2022-02-02T19:03:05+00:00April 13th, 2021|Israel, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion|Comments Off on Jerusalem Stone and the Tragic Beauty of Yom HaZikaron

Support Jews, Even If You Aren’t Jewish

A Simple, But Seemingly Impossible Request; Support Jews, Even If You Aren't Jewish A friend of mine posted a picture of herself on Facebook with a shirt that read, "You Don't Have to Be Black to Support Black People." My first and immediate reaction was, "Absolutely correct." It is absolutely correct because we should all [...]

By |2022-02-02T18:14:30+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Antisemitism, Coronavirus, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion|Comments Off on Support Jews, Even If You Aren’t Jewish

Queen Esther: Badass Women of the Bible, Pt. 1

Queen Esther, The Heroine of Purim, is the First in Our Series: Badass Women of the Bible Some people are born badasses while others grow into their badassery because they were thrust into a situation that required it. For some, the badassness comes easy. For others, their badassness surprises even themselves. Whatever your flavor of [...]

By |2021-02-25T17:08:04+00:00February 25th, 2021|Judaism, News, Religion|Comments Off on Queen Esther: Badass Women of the Bible, Pt. 1

Tzedakah and the Rejection of Socialism

Tzedakah in Judaism Is Not About Giving Charity But Doing What is Righteous for Your Community Going by standard, popular, modern American philosophy, the rich need to help out the poor. It is not something the fabled "1%" should do, but something they have to do. It is incumbent upon them to go into their bottomless [...]

By |2021-01-18T17:37:40+00:00January 18th, 2021|Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Tzedakah and the Rejection of Socialism

A Jewish Christmas Wish… From a Jew

Please Enjoy this Jewish Christmas Wish... From Me... A Jew Two years ago I said everything I needed to say when it comes to how this Jew perceives Christmas. However, has saying everything I needed to say ever stopped me from saying more? Of course not! So, without any further ado, here are some more [...]

By |2020-12-25T12:13:39+00:00December 25th, 2020|Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion|Comments Off on A Jewish Christmas Wish… From a Jew

Please, Politicians, Stop Pandering

This is a Public Service Announcement; Stop Pandering Being offensive is a good thing. It allows us to discuss issues openly while trying to solve problems that we would otherwise be hesitant to broach. The other reason offense is a worthwhile endeavor? It stops you from engaging in pandering behavior; behavior that you only engage [...]

By |2020-12-17T17:32:19+00:00December 11th, 2020|Judaism, Lifestyle, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Please, Politicians, Stop Pandering

Jewish Hate Crime Statistics and Fear of Speaking the Truth

What the FBI Jewish Hate Crime Statistics Teach Us About Why We Fear Speaking the Truth Before we begin, a quick point that must be made; the existence of hate crimes as a category for legal punishment is irredeemably stupid. You could read 1,000 words on this site about why, but it is much more fun to [...]

By |2020-11-17T10:34:02+00:00November 17th, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, News, Religion|Comments Off on Jewish Hate Crime Statistics and Fear of Speaking the Truth
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