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GOOD NEWS IS BAD NEWS

No one wants good news. Put another way, major media do not broadcast positive stories. I hold in my hand, three handouts from the J...

ARE YOU AWAKE?

Woke Antisemitism is the title of a new book written by David L. Bernstein, a long time professional in Jewish public affairs. I have...

TO BE PROUD IS POSITIVE POWER

Since my college days, I have been proud to be a Jew and explain our traditions to non Jews. For the most part, my listeners were...

A RECITAL

Ah, the music and dance school recital, a twice yearly event in most American cities. Countless, piano, voice, and dance teachers present...

STATELESS

Stateless--last time I wrote about the subject, I looked back in history. I explained that my family, specifically my mother and her...

My Extraordinary Daughter

Normally, I do not watch movies or t.v. shows about characters on the Autism Spectrum. It is a situation of knowing too much about a...

Wandering Jew in Germany

The older man in an overcoat and hat, trudging along--that is what I imagine. Or the purplish plant that grows quickly and easily. But...

JEWS IN SMALL PLACES

Periodically, one hears or reads about a small Jewish community in a location not typically associated with Jews—in Uganda, Turkey,...

YOU SAID WHAT--GERMAN CITIZENSHIP?

Being a second-generation survivor* or a 2G'er has been a journey. Long before I heard the term, I knew I was one. For as long as I can...

War in 2022

At dinner in a lovely restaurant, I remarked to friends, "soon there will be a civil war." One of the friends responded, "we are in a...

What Do You Think?

Recently, I read an article, "When is a Swastika Not a Swastika?" Immediately, anger raised its ugly spectre in my head. A cursory review...

THE ANGELS ABOVE

Crying in Uvalde Texas For angels lost Cheering in Houston Texas For Guns Remembering 19 fourth graders With Cherubic LatinX faces...

MY HEAD AND HEART HURT

Powerless, angry, frustrated, my reactions this morning caused by yet another shooting. Another paired with shooting is redudant. I...

What Happened to our Constitution?

Thoughts nag at me, like a tap on the shoulder. I am reading a dystopic novel which accounts for my feeling of dread and despair. But not...

Whoopi Revisted

Risking criticism, I return to Whoopi Goldberg and “The View.” I did not simply forgive or dismiss her comment about the Holocaust. If...

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