If we are forced to constantly fight because we have no choice, how long until the fight itself starts to define who we are?
Beer embodies the new Israel post-October 7: Sobered by a traumatic event but grateful to be alive and ferociously determined to come out ahead.
His new album, which comes out this week, is titled “Hold The Fire.” For an artist who loves his art and is moved to spread light, it’s hard to think of a better title.
It’s not a coincidence that I am so enthralled by the pleasures of our culture. These pleasures remind me that our cultural heroes bring out the best in our country.
Whether you agree with Project 21 or not, it’s worth paying attention for the simple reason that you’ll never read about this Black leadership network in the mainstream media.
What most Americans are thinking right now is that the real threat to our democracy is a system that has given us a pathetic and disheartening rematch between Biden and Trump.
If the truth about DEI continues to be exposed and American universities return to academic ideals, the downfall of Claudine Gay may turn out to be a historic inflection point.
What was extraordinary about MLK, and what has been lost today, is his unifying faith in the ideals of his country. King didn’t fight America’s ills by crushing the nation’s self-esteem but by doing the reverse. “You’re better than that,” he told us, and many of us listened.
What I saw over four weeks is an Israel that is in survival mode. It has no choice. The less I talked about it, the more I felt it.
This hollowing out of academia’s ideals– such as excellence, meritocracy, diversity of views and the search for truth— has hit the Jews especially hard.