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  • January 21, 2022

    Woke Terrorism

    White Rose Magazine

    JEWS around the world can all count their Hebrew blessings that an attack on a Texas synagogue on Shabbat, in an 11-hour standoff with a maniacal Muslim gunman on January 15, did not result in the kind of gruesome catastrophe Jewish people have grown accustomed to for well 2,000 years. Maybe the Lone Star State is lucky for those who wear the Star of David. 

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  • January 17, 2022

    Crime and its Non-Punishments

    Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

    There’s a film playing in movie houses in major cities across America, and let me tell you—It’s a scary one. The setting itself is ominous: a haunted courthouse, possessed not by zombies or dead people, but by no-shows and noncompliance, indifference and contempt for the law.

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  • January 3, 2022

    Coughing and Limping into 2022

    Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

    Just when we thought, foolishly, that it was safe to go outside—our lives slowly restored to normal, masks discarded, arms boosted, Broadway lights ablaze, children back in classrooms, nursing home patients breathing, and anti-vaxxers livid from all those mandates and restrictions—corona humbled us once again.

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  • December 20, 2021

    Is it Time to Cancel Trump?

    Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

    With the world all but coming to an end—COVID more disruptive than the usual natural disaster—does it matter what Donald Trump has to say, especially about Jews?

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  • December 7, 2021

    The Dangerous Banality of Outrage

    Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

    Welcome to a new era where there’s a good chance that some politician, public figure or celebrity will say something outrageous. It’s a phenomenon not confined to the United States, where jaw-dropping comments are rampant and where Donald Trump did plenty to degrade public discourse.

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