The Heckler’s Veto; The New American Way

The Old American Way is Out, the New American Way--The Heckler's Veto--is In Put your head down and get the job done. That used to be the American way. The American way used to be an acknowledgment that life was hard, but if you kept pushing forward and ignored the distractions, you would come out [...]

By |2021-04-20T17:08:59+00:00April 20th, 2021|Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion, Sports, Woke|Comments Off on The Heckler’s Veto; The New American Way

J’accuse! Part Deux: The Murder of Sarah Halimi

France is Back at it Again: Sarah Halimi and J'accuse Part Deux Émile Zola wrote J'accuse--a condemnation of France's conviction of Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfus--more than 120 years ago. Even though she was right, she was found guilty of libel less than a month after her open letter in L’Aurore was published on Jan. 13, 1898. [...]

By |2021-04-18T15:15:51+00:00April 18th, 2021|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on J’accuse! Part Deux: The Murder of Sarah Halimi

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 |2021-04-13T17:49:38+00:00April 13th, 2021|Israel, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Religion|Comments Off on Jerusalem Stone and the Tragic Beauty of Yom HaZikaron

The Stupidest Masks of the Pandemic

Ranking the Stupidests Masks of the Pandemic Stupid masks are almost as ubiquitous as Covid-19. During the pandemic, we all agreed--without truly understanding Covid-19--that wearing masks was a requirement. If you wanted to go out and about before the vaccine, you had to wear a mask. In the car with somebody else, while shopping at [...]

By |2021-04-12T13:42:10+00:00April 12th, 2021|Antisemitism, Baseball, Basketball, Comedy, Conspiracy Theory, Coronavirus, General Sports, Journalism, Lifestyle, MLB, NBA, News, NHL, Politics, Religion, Sports, Television, Woke|Comments Off on The Stupidest Masks of the Pandemic

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 reaction as always with her pictures was, "My G-d, you are gorgeous" (because she [...]

By |2021-03-02T14:56:54+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

Rest in Peace or Rot in Hell? Or, How Nothing is Sacred

Rush Limbaugh Died and "Rot in Hell" Trended Because Nothing is Sacred Any Longer When somebody dies, the average person responds with "rest in peace" or "thoughts and prayers." That is how normal people react to death. Even abnormal people usually respond in the same vein. The Jews respond with ברוך דיין האמת, which is [...]

By |2021-02-23T13:25:04+00:00February 23rd, 2021|News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Rest in Peace or Rot in Hell? Or, How Nothing is Sacred

Let’s Debate: Is Donald Trump an AntiSemite?

Words vs. Actions: The "Is Donald Trump an AntiSemite" Debate "Any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat" are either uninformed or show "great disloyalty." "You have people--Jewish people--and they are great people and they don’t love Israel enough." "You (Jews) want to control your own politician." "Look, I'm a negotiator like you folks (Jews), [...]

By |2021-02-19T20:25:20+00:00February 19th, 2021|Antisemitism, Judaism, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Let’s Debate: Is Donald Trump an AntiSemite?

The Nuremberg Laws and the Sloppy Gina Carano Post

Gina Carano Botches the Point; The Nuremberg Laws Made it Legal to Hate and The Populace Was Glad to Comply... But it is Still Not Nazi Behavior Invoking the Holocaust is like planting landmines in a field of mousetraps before going for a run with a blindfold on; sure, you might come out unscathed, but [...]

By |2021-02-15T21:45:33+00:00February 15th, 2021|Antisemitism, Judaism, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on The Nuremberg Laws and the Sloppy Gina Carano Post

Admit It, Jews, Sometimes We Do Weird Jew Stuff

Jews Are Just 2% of the U.S. Population, It IS Weird Jew Stuff During Day No. 1 of Trump Impeachment No. 2, the internet quickly caught fire with a viral moment. The moment in question? David Schoen drinking water. Yup, that is all. Just a guy drinking water caused the internet to go aflame with [...]

By |2021-02-10T17:11:29+00:00February 10th, 2021|Antisemitism, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Admit It, Jews, Sometimes We Do Weird Jew Stuff
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