What is Really Behind the UC’s Statement on Anti-Semitism?

Originally posted on Shalom Rav:
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg) The regents of the University of California have spoken and has voted unanimously to adopt its working group’s “Principles Against Intolerance.” As I wrote last week, it is a report that dangerously conflates anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism in ways that make the report muddled, unenforceable, and a very…

Free Market Prayer

Let us bow our heads and lift our voices in prayer that all that The Free Market creates will trickle down upon our unworthy heads. Hail Market, Full of grace, Prosperity is with thee. Blessed art thou among economic systems, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Capital. Holy Market, Mother of Goods, Pray … More Free Market Prayer

Quote of the Day

“In the American Jewish community, there is little willingness to face the fact that the Palestinian Arabs have suffered a monstrous historical injustice, whatever one may think of the competing claims. Until this is recognized, discussion of the Middle East crisis cannot even begin.”–Noam Chomsky Peace in the Middle East? Reflections on Justice and Nationhood, … More Quote of the Day

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“I remember a joke from my childhood that Stalin had read a letter from Trotsky that said, “You were right, and I was wrong. You are the true heir of Lenin, and I should apologize.” And a man ran up and said, “No, you forget that Trotsky was Jewish. The proper reading is: You were … More Quote of the Day