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  NOVEMBER 15, 2018  - After the massacre at the Tree of Life congregation, I am still angry and extremely disappointed by the politicization of this horrible atrocity. Indeed, I was horrified to hear our own local state representative orate at the support ceremony at Temple Sinai the following day, that the key to fixing Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 - Our hearts are broken. We’re desolate. We’re angry. We’re even a little bit surprised. Who gave American anti-Semitism permission to crawl out from under its rock? Oh. Right. With regard to terrorism hitting home, American Jews’ innocence has been crushed, in the same way that all Americans’ innocence was shattered on Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – Following last month’s Pittsburgh temple shooting where 11 congregants were killed on a Shabbat, Jewish organizations, synagogues and congregants have woken to a new America. Security is now on everyone’s mind, and for good reason. Mass shootings are occurring with alarming frequency in America, and anti-Semitism is soaring across the country Read More

By Ari Mahler NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – I am the Jewish nurse. Yes, that Jewish nurse. The same one that people are talking about in the Pittsburgh shooting that left 11 dead. The trauma nurse in the Emergency Room that cared for Robert Bowers, who yelled, “Death to all Jews,” as he was wheeled into Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2018, JERUSALEM – It’s no secret that there’s something of a disconnect between Jews in the U.S. and Jews in Israel. Remember the popular book “Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus?” Just slip “Israelis” in place of men, and “U.S. Jews” in place of women. But on some things, such as Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – The murder of Jews at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh has left us all numb. Fortunately, most people in the Boston area put their differences aside and came together in many meaningful ways to try to deal with the horror of the worst anti-Semitic act in United States history Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – I write you on behalf of the entire St. Mary’s community to express our condolences to your community. Today, our entire school gathered in honor of All Saint’s Day, a day during which we pay homage to those who have passed and who lived a good and honorable life. During this Read More

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 – I stepped outside on Satur­day afternoon, Oct. 27, for a breath of fresh air, but all I smelled was hate, bigotry, and anti-Semitism. A gust of wind brought the odor of gun smoke wafting in from the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh. Eleven of my people dead, shot inside of the Read More

A cartoon by George Freedman Read More

NOVEMBER 1, 2018, JERUSALEM – Israel was just starting to shake off the Shabbat cobwebs, and for Israelis who are religiously observant and for those who just shun the news over the weekend, it was a time to get back online and check out what took place over the 25 hours of power down. The Read More