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When I became Jewishly woke

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 23, 2021
(RNS) — Jewish rights. Human rights. They go together like Russian on corned beef.

I forgive you. Especially you.

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 17, 2021

I preached the Dickens about antisemitism

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 12, 2021
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On the day they wounded New York

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 10, 2021
Twenty years later, and the smoke has not yet cleared.

We had to terminate a pregnancy. It was our sacred right to do so.

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 9, 2021
(RNS) — A sad memory brings with it a shofar blast of warning about women’s rights.

Where do sounds go when they die?

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 5, 2021
(RNS) — A visit to the Cemetery of Sounds. With the solid conviction — the sound of the shofar will not wind up there.

No parole for Sirhan!

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 30, 2021
(RNS) — Sirhan Sirhan was not just an assassin. He was a terrorist.

During the High Holy Days, ‘each of us is a cemetery’

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 25, 2021
(RNS) — How do we confront our losses during this sacred season? The final moments of ‘Shtisel’ contain the answer.

A great leader dies — and with him, a whole generation

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 17, 2021
(RNS) — Social justice or Zionism? One man’s career showed that they were infinitely compatible.

Afghanistan and the moral imagination

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 17, 2021
Yes, the Taliban agenda is evil. Any other questions?

What Shakespeare knew about anti-Zionism

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 10, 2021
(RNS) — Who will be the victims of the ‘globalized intifada’? Three guesses ...

A modern heroine fights antisemitism

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 1, 2021
(RNS) — If I had posters of heroes and heroines on my wall, Deborah Lipstadt would be there.

Why the Ben & Jerry’s meltdown?

By Jeffrey Salkin — July 27, 2021
(RNS) — Yes, the boycott is problematic. And it could have been worse.

‘My Unorthodox Life’: Meh

By Jeffrey Salkin — July 21, 2021
(RNS) — The Netflix series isn’t antisemitic or self-hating. But there are deeper questions to mine.

Loneliness stinks. Come back to your story.

By Jeffrey Salkin — July 13, 2021
(RNS) — Alone and lonely. Two different things. Guess which one I hate.
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