One day, Jessye Stein, a computer teacher on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, was trying to persuade a student to return to his Lakota language class when the young man suddenly posed an unexpected question. “He asked me where I come from, where my people come from and what my ancestral language is,” she recalled. Stein, 24, told the student she was Jewish and that her ancestors spoke Yiddish. But that just prompted the next, obvious question: “He asked me if I could speak Yiddish,” she recounted. And when she said no, he accused her of being a hypocrite.
“We know this cannot be another well-meaning leftist initiative,” said Donna Kirshbaum. “Either this is all of us, or it is not going to happen.”
Chef Todd Ginsberg of The General Muir, Atlanta’s terrific Jewish resto, will pair will Parsi Chef Meherwan Irani of Decatur, Georgia, fave Chai Pani.
Donald Trump’s fans seem to have gone one step further in their war on the so-called “rigged media,” branding the country’s reporters with a term the Third Reich once used against dissident writers — lügenpresse, or “lying press.”
Can anything, for five minutes, ever not be about this?
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