Tag: New York City
Antisemitism On The Subway
Two minutes ago a man yelled “Sieg Heil!” at me and did the Nazi salute. But let me start from the beginning.
When Orthodox Jews Do Bad Things
For years, it was impossible for me to understand the people that were bitter about the orthodox Jews that do bad things. Then I moved to New York.
“Wow, It’s So Cold!”
Yerachmiel returns for his Friday post with a few complaints about the way people are talking about the weather.
It’s A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad World
On learning to accept my inner pessimist.
The Man In A Skirt Who Convinced Me To Be A Proud Jew
So there I am. Sitting on the subway minding my own business. And then a dude in a skirt sits across from me.
Blurry Glasses Reveal Hate Of “Ultra-Orthodox” Jews
A reflection on the recent spate of hate directed at Hareidi Jews after a story about blurry glasses went viral.
Israelis and the Space-Scarcity Mentality
Guest post by Rivka Nehorai. “That remark was completely out of context for us. Israelis are notorious for being pushy when in line.”
Everything Is A Gift
How moving to Israel (and back to America) helped me appreciate the gift of life.
New York City And Israel: The Holy Connection
I never really got New York. It always seemed to be so fast, and so crazy and everyone seemed just a little full of themselves. Who in their right mind would want to live here, my Midwestern mind would wonder. I’d have a heart attack.