IfNotNow and Black Lives Matter, for all their obvious differences, are both manifestations of a generational political awakening that holds tremendous promise. America — and the American Jewish community — badly needs the change they’re trying to bring. Older progressives like myself can help that process by offering our admiration, our support, and yes, sometimes our criticism, too.
The Orthodox Jewish view is not pro-life, but not at all pro-choice either, as current federal law governs abortion.
Unless President Trump acknowledges the epidemic of anti-Semitism and creates a new plan to stop it, he will have withdrawn the moral metronome against prejudice set by most presidents since Abraham Lincoln.
Despite proposed budget cuts that would gut AmericCorps, Repair The World’s David Eisner remains “very optimistic” about the future of service.
“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.’”
This article has been sent!Close