Category: Jewish World
A piece I wrote for the Forward today about the conference call the White House has set up with a number of American rabbis, can be read here.
“Le roi est mort, vive le roi!” That’s the famous French declaration that was traditionally made when a monarch had breathed his last: “The king is dead. Long live the king!” Recent days have...
A stylistically different but similar piece to a recent Hamodia one about “Open Orthodoxy”‘s dropping of that self-description, written for the Forward’s readership, can be read here.
A rumination on black-Jewish relations, born of the recent Charlottesville rally, can be read here.
During Germany’s accursed Third Reich, the U.S. immigration system severely limited the number of German Jews admitted to the country to about 26,000 annually. But even that quota was less than a quarter filled...
A remembrance of Leonard Fein, who was a dear friend of mine over many years, appears on Tablet, and can be read here