Daily Archives: January 19, 2017

Should Incompetent Pundits/Teachers Get Fired, Good Ones Rewarded?

So we had to wade through your umpteen-part fantasy about a brokered Kasich/Cruz convention and you want to pretend it was an observation? https://t.co/FNdQftIQ7N — EdReal (@Ed_Realist) January 20, 2017 Particularly amusing, for me: almost every pundit on both sides … Continue reading

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The Perfect Jew

* Every Jew thinks he’s the perfect Jew – criticize Jews more than him, you’re an anti-Semite, less than him, you’re blind. * Every Jew thinks he’s the perfect Jew – do one more mitzvah than him, you’re a fanatic, … Continue reading

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The Meaning Of A Landsman

Harvey Rachlin writes: It was my first job out of college and I wasn’t exactly thrilled when my boss told me: “You’re going to Nashville.” I was working for a small New Jersey-based music publisher. It was my job to … Continue reading

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Bernard-Henri Lévy: Jews, Be Wary of Trump

From the New York Times today: … There is a law that governs the relations between the Jews and the rest of the world. That law was articulated in one form at the time of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, … Continue reading

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Orthodox rabbi’s anti-Trump prayer causes a stir

As I wrote May 1, 2016: “Do social justice and scandal go together? It would be funny if the rabbi did something unethical. Reading between the lines, it sounds like some sort of financial problem. I wonder if YCT moved … Continue reading

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