By Menachem Freedman
Politics Has Always Had a Place in Synagogue — and for Good Reason
By choosing to display the Israeli and American flags, is my synagogue allowing something foreign and dangerous into my place of worship? Alex Kane, , says yes. I prefer to see these flags as an invitation, not an intrusion. Accepting the presence of these national symbols doesn’t have to mean a blind surrender or naïve…
Jewish Defense League Meets Pastrami
The register at Ben and Izzy’s Deli in Toronto / Courtesy of Menachem Freedman When the news hit my Facebook feed that Ben and Izzy’s, a restaurant in Toronto, had been named “North America’s Top Kosher Deli,” I immediately packed my bags. Under the guise of visiting family, I began a pilgrimage to what shalomlife.org…
Kissinger at 100: ‘If it were not for the accident of my birth, I would be antisemitic.’
The far left and far right are equally antisemitic? A new study suggests otherwise
Echoing the language of antisemites, Emmanuel Macron has started to embrace the D-word
Can Massachusetts really be as antisemitic as they say?
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Celebrate Israel parade generates controversy over participation of Israeli officials
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