If I find myself in a hostile scenario, I can take off my kippah, switching from “Rabbi Daniel with a yarmulke” to “Dan with a baseball cap.”
“She was more concerned about the looting and the vandalism. Now, she gets it.”
Organizations and activists are mobilizing on several fronts.
“My Jewish friends actually love this game haha,” one Nazi beer pong player claimed.
Despite their distinctive dress and obvious Jewishness, white Orthodox Jews have a tool in their toolboxes that people of color do not.
White privilege happens when a people assumes unearned entitlements, when they take conditions for granted that give one group an advantage.
Maybe that’s all the seder is: A place to do the telling, to ask all of the bright and dangerous questions.
Apples and oranges are not the same kind of fruit, and in the eyes of our justice system, white and black people are not the same kind of human.
Max Landaw was reading Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ when the Charleston shooter struck. What can that book teach us about how not to respond to racists like Dylann Roof?
After Baltimore, almost everyone has a view on police and racism. As Samuel G. Freedman has learned, there are plenty of advantages to being white even when other circumstances might count against you.