The National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) made two statements about the war in Gaza, neither of which mentioned the targeted attacks on women by Hamas despite indisputable evidence of sexual abuse and torture. The Zionist Rabbinic Coalition responded with an open letter.
There are wolves in our houses: people we considered close friends and allies, many we have known intimately for years, who have materialized into antisemites seemingly overnight.
The 40-year stint in the desert may be little more than a flickering, fading image in our collective rear view mirror at this point, but we haven’t forgotten how to wander.
The U.S. has been good to Jews.
What is “right” or correct is not always clear; sometimes it’s subjective, and more often it’s complicated.
When it comes to the business of happiness, there’s no bigger expert than Harvard professor, author and social scientist Arthur C. Brooks.
For the majority of people who can’t afford designer “investment pieces” that are timeless and high quality, fashion is about finding cheap and easy ways to replicate runway trends and designs. It’s anything but sustainable.
Jewish communities, despite their history of prioritizing questions above answers, are not immune to this new climate that discourages diversity of viewpoint and the questioning of certain ideologies.
Over the past few years it seems that what I considered ideals for a teacher are now seen as dangerous.