I Am Not Kneeling… Ever; A Jewish American Perspective

History Tells Me "Do Not Start Kneeling... Ever" History has a funny way of repeating itself. The old adage from George Santayana, that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," is more true today than it ever was. So when I started to see images of people and police officers kneeling [...]

By |2020-06-12T17:54:09+00:00June 12th, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, Judaism, Lifestyle, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on I Am Not Kneeling… Ever; A Jewish American Perspective

David Dorn and the Godlessness of Excusing Rioting

David Dorn's Death Highlights the Godlessness of Excusing Rioting As I watched the first couple of seconds of a video showing David Dorn lying dead on the street in a pool of his own blood, my immediate reaction was an utter lack of surprise. I watched the video for the same amount of time I [...]

By |2020-06-04T06:37:39+00:00June 4th, 2020|Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on David Dorn and the Godlessness of Excusing Rioting

The Post George Floyd Truths You Don’t Want to Hear

The Post George Floyd Truths You Don't Want to Hear In the aftermath of the George Floyd murder, I have tried to write numerous articles. Each one was worse than the last. The problem was, quite simply, there was too much to cover. Too many topics with too much nuance and the word count kept [...]

By |2020-06-01T15:33:31+00:00June 1st, 2020|Antisemitism, Journalism, Lifestyle, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on The Post George Floyd Truths You Don’t Want to Hear

Who Are You Rooting For During Corona Times?

Who Are You Rooting For with the Coronavirus? If the Coronavirus has taught me one thing, it's that many of you either never played a team sport, or were terrible teammates. How do I know? The shocking number of people who are seemingly rooting for the Coronavirus. People have not been shy about it. Remember [...]

By |2020-04-15T11:38:13+00:00April 14th, 2020|Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Who Are You Rooting For During Corona Times?

The Dissident Right is a Case Study in Intellectual Apathy

Nick Fuentes, the Dissident Right, and the Lowest Common Denominator What is the Dissident Right? Until a couple of weeks ago, I had never come in to contact with the phrase. Well, because I fear ignorance, I looked into it and came across the persona of Nick Fuentes. Fuentes is what you get when you [...]

By |2019-11-09T09:59:40+00:00November 9th, 2019|Antisemitism, Journalism, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on The Dissident Right is a Case Study in Intellectual Apathy

Athletic Competition and the End of Prejudice

True Competitors, True Athletes Know Athletic Competition Erases all Prejudice Every so often I wade into the online battlefield of Twitter and find myself under fire against charges of racism, sexism, and transphobia. I think Colin Kaepernick was a middling quarterback and is either a woefully ignorant person or a devious hack who holds hypocritical [...]

By |2019-07-20T10:08:34+00:00July 20th, 2019|Antisemitism, General Sports, Judaism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Athletic Competition and the End of Prejudice

The Inherent Racism of Jewish Identity Politics

Jewish Identity Politics Completely Drowns Out Important Dialogue Jews come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. A few weeks back, Hen Mazzig led the charge in a viral sensation called #JewishLooking. The premise was simple; to eradicate the idea there is a stereotypical Jew look. It worked. Jews from around the world, on every continent, [...]

By |2019-06-07T14:46:12+00:00June 7th, 2019|Judaism, News, Religion|Comments Off on The Inherent Racism of Jewish Identity Politics

Liberal Arts Students are Abandoning the Liberal Arts

NESCAC Students No Longer Care for the Liberal Arts and it Shows First, it was the appalling "Common Language Guide" from Amherst College. That was followed by Trinity College's Student Government Association denying the application of "The Churchill Club." Now the students representing the dreaded Purple Cows of Williams College think it best to reject [...]

By |2019-05-03T09:33:38+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Antisemitism, Journalism, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on Liberal Arts Students are Abandoning the Liberal Arts

The Pope is a Dope on Jerusalem

The Pontiff Pontificates About Jerusalem, Ignores Reality This might anger some people. A Jewish guy taking a shot at Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church. The Bishop of Rome, sovereign of the Vatican City state. But he currently took a shot of his own at another sovereign city-state when he joined in on [...]

By |2019-03-31T15:40:21+00:00March 31st, 2019|News, Politics, Religion|Comments Off on The Pope is a Dope on Jerusalem