Michael Felsen is a workers’ and immigrants’ rights attorney in Boston, having spent most of his career with the U.S. Labor Department. Long an active member of Boston Workers Circle, he served as president of its board from 2007-2013. He has also written opinion pieces on Israel/Palestine and Jewish culture matters for Haaretz, the Jerusalem Post, and other publications.
By Michael Felsen
My German aunt died in the Holocaust. A Munich high school made sure she was never forgotten
Nearly 80 years after her death in the Warsaw Ghetto, my extended family returned to Germany to honor Johanna's memory
Obama’s Faith in ‘Non-Believers’
Last spring, dogged by looping video of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright howling “Not ‘God bless America,’ God damn America,” presidential hopeful Barack Obama cracked open the tense discussion of race in this country with his groundbreaking speech in Philadelphia. He drew on his personal history — “I am the son of a black man from…
Admit it, American Jewish establishment: Peter Beinart was right
How one Black and Jewish family keeps rewriting the Haggadah to reflect their history — and dreams
Robert Kraft will spend $25 million running ads against antisemitism. Is this the right way to protect Jews?
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