I didn’t need to justify myself to anyone. I didn’t need to win anything. I didn’t need to prove that I wasn’t a joke.
Despite the fact that the shooting was a horrific act of anti-Semitism, it was not just the Jews who were attacked yesterday.
White nationalist rhetoric has so infected the right wing and Orthodox world that these Jews can’t see how it endangers them.
Our future depends on all of us politicizing these tragedies. They were always political.
Republicans have hacked the Orthodox Jewish community. Like coders, they have focused on exploiting vulnerabilities in our software.
We are, by virtue of benefiting from the power structures, wrong now. This is why repentance is so important.
Heartwarming photos often spread like wildfire on the web. But the stories they don’t tell are just as important — and often overlooked.
They were part of a cycle of hate that has continued for generations, a chain of hate that has included pogroms, mass slaughter and the Holocaust.
Though I had my secret doubts, I donned the Hasidic black hat and long black jacket. That’s when the downward spiral began.
In today’s increasingly tribal, zero-sum world, there is no discussion more tribal and zero-sum than the one surrounding Israel.