Category: American Jewry

American Jewry, Massacres and Disasters, terror, US Politics

Pittsburgh: Armed in the Synagogue?

map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in a Pittsburgh Conservative synagogue, an antisemitic bloodbath in which 11 people were murdered, many of us are thinking about how best to protect ourselves in our homes of worship. But there’s the legal issue, with gun control such a hot issue, and there’s the Halachic issue, what …

American Jewry, social media, US Politics

Farrakhan Calls Jews “Termites”

Left to right: Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Bill Clinton

Farrakhan lost his blue verification mark on Twitter for calling Jews “termites.” I’m not an anti-Semite. I’m anti-Termite. pic.twitter.com/L5dPQcnVg4 — MINISTER FARRAKHAN (@LouisFarrakhan) October 16, 2018 But Jewish organizations are screaming for Twitter to take the tweet down and to take down his Twitter account altogether. Chelsea Clinton said that hearing the “responsive laughter” made …

American Jewry, Israeli Politics, US Politics

Losing Their Birthright (Trip)

Birthright Taglit youth tour group

For the second time in recent weeks, far left members of IfNotNow infiltrated a Birthright tour of Israel, going off-grid to engage in anti-Israel activities and making a ruckus about it. The first time there were six of these traitors looking a gift horse in the mouth. This time there were eight of them. The …

American Jewry

Birthright Meets IfNotNow Meets Breaking the Silence

Birthright Taglit

Birthright (Taglit) has sent hundreds of thousands of Jewish youths to Israel on free trips to get in touch with their roots. The purpose is to keep Israel in the hearts and minds of the next generation. The organizers try to keep these trips apolitical. But five young women exploited the gift of a free …