It is looking more and more likely that Sholom Rubashkin will do his best to flee to Israel rather than serving his prison sentence for the crimes of which he has been convicted and/or will be convicted at his next trial. Today, the WCF Courier reports: Rubashkin’s attorneys presented more than 1,300 letters and e-mails… Read More »
Several years ago, I wrote to Congressman Michael Capuano asking why he didn’t sign an ad published by the CJP which many other politicians signed, attesting to Israel’s right to defend itself against terrorist attacks. A friend has pointed out that I was remiss in not posting Capuano’s response, which seems somewhat more significant now… Read More »
I am sorry to say that the “boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)” movement against the state of Israel is once again picking up steam in the United States. The Anti-Defamation League has published a good overview of recent events as well as a response to the BDS campaign which explains far better than I could… Read More »
This moving pro-Obama video testimonial is by Janette Hillis-Jaffe, an Orthodox Jew living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hillis-Jaffe was so offended by the anti-Obama smears being circulated in the Jewish community, that she felt compelled to respond by making this video. Some excerpts: I’m a Jewish Mother… so I worry! There was a time when I… Read More »
I grew up the son of a Conservative rabbi in the Twin Cities. The local Orthodox rabbi was not only a member (with my father) of the non-denominational Minnesota Rabbinical Council, he also served as its president. He cooperated with the city’s Conservative rabbis in supervision of a local bakery to ensure that there would… Read More »
In his weekly opinion column on August 22, M.J. Rosenberg argues that Israel would endanger Jews living outside of Israel by attacking Iran. Furthermore, he rattles off a frightening laundry list of negative outcomes which he claims would result from such an attack: “An Israeli attack on Iran—absent an imminent threat of attack from Iran—is… Read More »
I have just watched an amazing video about the Arab-Israeli conflict. I encourage everyone to view it, to forward it to others, to link to it, and to Digg it, so that as many people as possible will see it. It is available at http://www.terrorismawareness.org/what-really-happened/.
If you, like me, are a supporter of Barack Obama, and if you, like me, are Jewish, then please go to http://jews4obama2008.wordpress.com/ and sign the petition to show your support! Help defeat the scurrilous attacks against Obama’s credentials as a friend of Israel and a friend of Jews! Thank you.
I’ve just asked to be unsubscribed from the “jewish-boston” mailing list. I just can’t take it anymore.