ArchivesCategory: Essays

19Aug

We used to think antisemitism and racism were a thing of the past. Thanks to social media, Israel, and Ferguson, we can now stop fooling ourselves.Continue Reading

18Aug

What makes a man a man? Is it his job? Or could there be something more?Continue Reading

14Aug

What did “Robin Williams Did Not Kill Himself” reveal about us as people? A soul-searching guest post by Rivka Nehorai, AKA Mrs. Pop Chassid.Continue Reading

12Aug

The death of Robin Williams is a chance for us to change the way we frame and discuss mental illness.Continue Reading

07Aug

Why even anti-Zionists, even people in favor of boycotting Israel, and especially everyone else, do not deserve the “antisemite” label.Continue Reading

04Aug

It seems that more and more writers I see, including myself, are ditching deep thinking for strong positions. Why is that, and is it a good or a bad thing?Continue Reading

01Aug

The antisemites may think they are regaining their strength, but we know something deeper is happening. Guest post by Rivka Nehorai aka Mrs. Pop Chassid.Continue Reading

24Jul

On questioning my beliefs and the incredible fear that comes with it.Continue Reading

21Jul

A tale of two men who have a habit of yelling. And who I wish would yell even more.Continue Reading

14Jul

Science was never a contradiction to my religion. Until it was.Continue Reading