Jewish When Convenient: That Special Tuesday in November

On June 24th, 2018, the New York Post published a piece by Jonathan Neumann entitled "Scar of David". The thrust of his article was that American Judaism was broken, and that the fixation of the left leaning portion of American Jewry on the principle of tikkun olam (repair of the world) was at the heart … Continue reading Jewish When Convenient: That Special Tuesday in November

Ford / Kavanaugh: And Then The Circus Came To Town

In my previous piece concerning the confirmation hearing mess we have been living with I stated that I did not hold an opinion as to whether or not I believed Dr. Ford's accusations against Mr. Kavanaugh were true. As I'm writing this shortly after having finished the previous article (Ford / Kavanaugh: Like It Was … Continue reading Ford / Kavanaugh: And Then The Circus Came To Town

Tyler Kepner: Trump’s Best Hope For 2020

Since last November I've had more than a few people attempt to explain the election to me in terms remarkably unflattering to Trump supporters. These moments have been, in no particular ratio, confusing, amusing and enraging. It's also been a persistent reminder of the intractable nature of the polarizing populism we're suffering from as a … Continue reading Tyler Kepner: Trump’s Best Hope For 2020