Politically correct Jewish actions strengthen anti-Semitic forces

  From the news media:   Jewish groups seek action from Trump to match his words on anti-Semitism. After weeks of combative, dismissive posture from White House, community leaders skeptical at president’s long-awaited condemnation.   ————–   The history is clear on all condemnations: they are not changing the people’s minds, and that is evenContinue reading “Politically correct Jewish actions strengthen anti-Semitic forces”

“Invite a Muslim for Shabbat” – why not a Christian?

  Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld at Jewish Journal in “Invite a Muslim for Shabbat”:   It will be a very long time before I forget the news I heard this week of a 5-year-old Muslim child handcuffed at Dulles Airport on Saturday because he was deemed a security threat. … This past Monday night my wifeContinue reading ““Invite a Muslim for Shabbat” – why not a Christian?”

For Trump, the government is business, not politics, and that is what we need

  Indeed, for Trump, the government is business, not politics – and this is what we had missed for a long time.   In the politics, the elected government leaders are governing the country by finding the consensus of the governed. The consensus is at the core of any democracy, and until recent times itContinue reading “For Trump, the government is business, not politics, and that is what we need”

It is serious – it is an American (cold) civil war

  If somebody states we are in the state of a civil war, two questions must be answered – (1) what are the two fighting parties and (2) how to distinguish between the state of a civil war and the state of political disagreements.   (1)   The two US fighting parties are not whatContinue reading “It is serious – it is an American (cold) civil war”

US immigrants – some with love and some with hate for our way of life

From the history books: America’s first settlers came in search of freedom to practice their faith. In 1620, a group of roughly 100 people later known as the Pilgrims fled religious persecution in Europe and arrived at present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, where they established a colony. They were soon followed by a larger group seeking religiousContinue reading “US immigrants – some with love and some with hate for our way of life”

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