Standing on a surfboard for the first time, it felt as if time stood still. I can recall the palm trees on the shore, the dusty blue of the island\'s silhouette in the distance to my left, and my teacher afloat on his board to my right. That first, miraculous ride seemed to last forever. In one unforgettable moment, every stray thought inside me was quieted, pushed aside. All I knew was a sense of harmony between myself, the board and the wave. The water must have been slapping on the sand and the birds must have been chirping, but I heard absolutely nothing. A complete and total silence enveloped me and carried me closer and closer to shore, until the board stopped and I fell. The moment was gone.
Joe Lieberman’s Son Matt, Who’s a Senate Candidate in Georgia, Is Under Fire for Novel NAACP Says Contains ‘Racist Tropes’
Lieberman says his book was about grappling with the persistence of racism.
"To publish something like this in a Canadian newspaper, whether it’s in English or non-English, is criminal," B'nai Brith Canada said.
Jewish Veteran Who Had Democratic Party Backing Loses Tennessee Senate Primary to Progressive Activist
The progressive activist who won is an environmental activist with the Sierra Club.
"My gesture resulted in a racist and horrible salute that I absolutely do not believe in. What I did is unacceptable and I deeply apologize.”
USC Student Who Launched Impeachment Campaign Against Student VP Says It Wasn’t Prompted by VP’s Zionist Views, Apologizes to Her and Jewish Community
"I want to offer my deepest apologies to Rose, and the greater Jewish community, for all the damage to her reputation, mental health, and well-being that resulted from my irresponsible wording."