Should the Jews of Europe pack up and leave? Should they move to Israel? To other countries? As the debate is heating up – with commentators and leaders, right, left, and center, all expressing opinions that often seem to coincide with other political preferences – it’s important...
House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
Tag: Israel-diaspora Relations
Does Netanyahu represent “the entire Jewish people”? An attempt at having a dispassionate discussion
2 weeks ago
Two weeks ago, I attempted to have a dispassionate discussion about Netanyahu's decision to go to Congress. This is not an easy task when the public discourse is saturated deep in political biases and manipulated by spin masters of all sides. Today I am going to once again try to...
January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pmWhat Sagit Rogenstein remembers most about her first trip to an Israeli beach is the signs warning swimmers of the sewage in the sea.
"In Hebrew," recalled the San Fernando Valley native who at the time was an exchange student at Tel Aviv University, "they had a word for 'pieces of...