Some critics of indicted former tax collector Joel Micah Greenberg — and there are many — are confused about whether or not he is Jewish. Lynn Moira Dictor is not.
The Young Jewish Conservatives’ Purim luncheon at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had everything: a speed reading of the Megillah by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, hamentaschen, a kid from Brooklyn dressed in a red squid costume, a comedian in a Rush Limbaugh sweatshirt, and a comparison of Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar to Haman.
Noble act of mercy or “venal political maneuver?” A number of observers— including one of the nation’s leading medical ethicists — are criticizing the decision by Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, to move an estimated 750 of the state’s Holocaust survivors and their spouses to the front of the COVID-19 vaccine line.
I have lived among evangelicals, and raised my family in their company. For decades, I have defended these good people.
What is the ethical thing to do when a politician acting on the most cynical of motives throws you a pandemic lifeline?
A Florida Holocaust museum stands by ‘George Floyd’ exhibit.
There was one, lonely ray of sunshine for Florida progressives, many of them Jews, on what was otherwise a disastrous Election Day.
As seniors turn against Trump, are old Florida Jews among them?
“There seems to be a standard formula for politicians courting the Jewish vote: talk about Israel. Yet it’s a mistake to make it the only issue.”
Unlike many Republican — and Democratic — politicians, Trump rarely quoted Scripture in his campaign appearances.