“Gaffes” like Spicer’s reveal biases which may be unknown or even unconscious.
“We see the beautiful official photograph of Melania Trump,” Williams said. “I am tempted to quote the great Leonard Cohen: ‘You told me again you preferred handsome men, but for me you would make an exception.’”
Why is this year different from every other year? Well, for one thing, you’re going to need a whole new Haggadah. Here are some to choose from.
We are living in a technological tinderbox, because it’s so easy for someone to turn a spark into a fire. If a single teenager could theoretically terrorize thousands of Jews, responsible leaders need to be as judicious as possible in word and deed – the precise opposite of President Trump.
George Will writes that the public should not fund art. The Torah begs to differ.
I was saddened to read my colleague, boss and friend Jane Eisner recently acting like Dr. Martin Luther King’s critics.
My take is that the spate of anti-Semitic attacks is good for Trump, bad for the anti-Semites and probably bad for the country.
“If you think that our movement to make America great again has anything to do with white supremacy, anti-semitism or racism of any kind, you have misunderstood everything I have said for the past year and a half.”
My word of the year for 2017 is “evidence.”
The following is purportedly a leaked transcript of President Trump’s speech from the National Prayer Breakfast.