We are often those who are most negatively hurt by religious discrimination, Congressman Frank warned, alluding to a series of things that happened in the 30s, when America was officially anti-Semitic, and pro-Christian — even skeptical of Catholics.
Susie Davidson reports live on the Jewish angle from the Democratic National Convention.
At the Democratic National Committee’s Jewish roundtable, Rep. Jared Polis urged attendees to increase the Jewish Democratic vote from 75 to 90 percent.
Congressman Jerrold Nadler on Trump: “this is honestly the first fascist I’ve ever seen running a presidential campaign.”
Mordy Siegal is committed to providing convenient kosher food to the hungry masses.
The upcoming festival of Shavuot, which means “weeks,” marks the end of a seven-week period that begins during Passover, and the receiving of the Torah under a cloud of smoke at Mount Sinai.
In a reverse case of “Where you lead, I will follow,” a verse from one of Carole King’s countless hit songs, Bostonians trailed the iconic Brooklyn-born songstress around their state last month.
She’s seen and done it all, and it wasn’t always pretty. Robin Lane endured a forsaken childhood during the Hollywood heyday, lived and performed with the giants of 1960s West Coast psychedelia, and slashed and burned through the punk rock era.
Elizabeth Gaither and Jared Nelson in ‘The Great Gatsby.’ Photo by Steve Vaccariello.
Uprooted at age 9, abandoned into poverty, targeted by anti-Semitism, exposed to the horrors of World War II and finally confined to a wheelchair, Ed Galing’s life has been beset by ongoing difficulties. Yet he has never lacked dedication, perseverance, or imagination, in art or in life. In eloquently written work that defies his hardscrabble Lower East Side and South Philadelphia origins, Galing has chronicled his remarkable journey in poetry, cartooning, storytelling and journalism.