Oberlin, Columbia, Barnard, NYU Universities

Nine percent of world’s best inventions this year are made in Israel Letters to the editor The University of Columbia and Oberlin College already have the "dis-honor" of being one of the top antisemitic "higher education"...

Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolution Russia

This study is a work of restoration, an attempt to recover Jewish literature and culture from the Soviet Union, in order to tell a story long overshadowed by the teleology of “hope to ashes.”...

Touch Has Become So Boring

Touching has become such a boring activity in modern technological society.  In terms of the hard things that we have to deal with such as furniture, implements and devices, everything is either made of...

Anti Semitism U of Toronto

Letters Hello Mr President Is it truly possible that Canadians are frightened of Jews eating Kosher meals? What do they think is involved in creating them except for perhaps being healthier and cleaner? It is horrific to think...

That Which Propels Our Lives Today

A young friend of mine in her twenties was recently discussing with me that if she decided to go to graduate school, she would like to do research into intrinsic motivators.  Her desire triggered...

Early Hanukkah gifts and Self hating Jews

Letter to the Editor It seems that Hanukkah is coming early this year. I am happy to learn that the President of South Africa , Cyril Ramaphosa, a BDS supporter has changed his tune and now...

Grassroots Organizations Helps Migrants

Here in the San Diego/Tijuana region, there has been an influx of migrants in the last year and half, many of them Central American, that have come seeking a better life, especially since quite...

What’s up with all the horrifying Nazi gear in Mexico City’s markets?

La Lagunilla market can best be described as "labyrinthian.” It's a maze of color, sound and bustle in a city already incomprehensibly saturated with activity. A sprawling weekend market and tianglis, or vintage flea, it technically begins...

Let’s welcome them into our midst

According to the Wikipedia, " the Sephardic Bnei Anusim are the children of the converted Spanish Jews to define the comtemporary Christian descendants of an estimated quarter of a million 15th-century Sephardi Jews who were...

The News As A Substitute For Life

No matter where one goes in modern technological society, it is hard to escape the news.  People are reading newspapers and magazines in some form, whether hard copy or online.  People are listening to...