Aron: There’s a topic we’ve touched upon in the last few weeks, but I think we should give it a fuller treatment: anti-Semitism. I’m not interested in talking about whether Bannon is an enabler of anti-Semitism (he is), whether certain parts of the BDS movement are anti-Semitic (a few, in effect if not intention), or whether we’ve… Read More Internalized Anti-Semitism: How Do We See Ourselves?
Allen: Aron, In the wake of your decidedly grim Purim post, I’d like to follow up on a more whimsical note. I call it thus because this pet cause of mine will most likely remain on the lunatic fringe until the coming of Elijah. But, hey, that’s what they used to say about Paul Ryan’s budget proposals. Here… Read More Should Liberal Jews Go Vegetarian?
Editor’s note: This is the first of our solo pieces. We’ll still be writing up conversations, but we think that this will offer us both a chance to flesh out some of our ideas more fully. Aron: On the Shabbat before Purim, known as Shabbat Zachor, we read a passage from the Haftarah in which the Israelite King Saul… Read More Purim: Coming to Terms with (A)History