At its core is a simple message: Jews don’t belong anywhere. At least not on earth.
Though I’ve lost hope right now, I’m thankful that there are those out there who haven’t.
Religious Jews are in near constant contact with the book of Psalms.
Some of the new converts are donning hijabs. Others are not. Some are running to their local mosques. Others are doing this all online.
Israel has long presented itself as the guarantor of Jewish security—but can we really say that this is true in the wake of Oct. 7th?
Hamas’s use of its own people as human shields is clear and unambiguous.
The rhetoric of the past month has primed countless Americans to accept bin Laden’s worldview, which is that “the creation of Israel is a crime which must be erased.”
If there is no country in the world that is safe for Jews, the decision of where to live will need to be made on other terms.
We need a unity government, not as an emergency measure, but with the recognition that unity is what will shield us from future emergencies.
In conversations I’ve had and will continue to have about the question of whether to stay or go, a number of factors are at play.