Elias Newman is an educator and musician from San Diego, CA. His interests include youth education on Israel/Palestine, immigration issues, and dairy-free ice cream.
By Elias Newman
When American Jewish Institutions Praise Trump, They Betray Us
On Tuesday night, President Trump addressed the nation in a speech that used Jews as cover for bigotry. After a speech filled with hate-mongering against immigrants and abortion, Trump led a rendition of “Happy Birthday” to the Holocaust and Pittsburgh shooting survivor Judah Samet, one of two Holocaust survivors in attendance. “We must never ignore…
Jewish Leaders: You Fought For The Right To Boycott — Now Let People Use It
If you’ve ever been to a synagogue around MLK Day, you probably heard about the role Jews played in the Civil Rights Movement. Don’t get me wrong; I’m proud that white Jews joined Freedom Rides and marched with MLK, and I have deep respect for Rabbis in the South who risked their jobs to support…
In Jonah Hill’s offensive new movie, a Black-Jewish love story comes with a side of conspiracy theories
The college is Christian. Its point guard wears a yarmulke.
Conservative synagogue makes history with hiring of Hebrew Israelite clergy
George Santos covered ‘Hallelujah’ — it’s been through worse
In Case You Missed It
100 years ago, Albert Einstein took his one and only trip to Palestine. This is what happened.
U.S.-Israel alliance ‘will be endangered if democratic principles are not adhered to,’ Rep. Nadler warns
YIVO digitizes writer Chaim Grade’s archive, a Yiddish treasure with a soap opera backstory
Germany celebrates UNESCO World Heritage listing for sites known as the birthplace of Yiddish and Ashkenazi culture