Jews in the News

Jews in the News: 5/7/18

Jews in the News: 5/7/18

Current Events Updates: On the first Monday of every month, I lead a discussion in the North Shore Towers restaurant.  The central topic is Jews in the News.  As many of the issues deserve great consideration, I wanted to present the issues we discussed on Monday, May 7.  The following is an abridged version of

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Upcoming Jews in the News

The January Jews in the News discussion will include the following topics: -The outstanding Jewish-related news stories of 2018 -In the aftermath of Pittsburgh: Not making Anti-Semitism the sum total of our Judaism Our monthly breakfast and discussion takes place at North Shore Towers, Building #2 from 9:30-11am

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The Women’s March: A Noble Cause Led by Ignoble People 1/3/19

January 19 commemorates the third anniversary of the Women’s March. In an environment still often hostile and sexist toward women, the March has called attention to fundamental issues of concern to women and men.  Unfortunately, many supporters of this noble cause are worried about the ignoble statements issued by national leaders...

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Jews in the News: Update and Commentary 1/7/19

For the January Jews in the News discussion at the North Shore Towers,  we examined some major news stories having impact on the Jewish community in 2018. Based on a collection of news articles, plus input from our current event discussion this morning, the following stories rate high: The tragic shootings at the Tree of

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Jews in the News Updates march 2019

 As many of your know, I met recently(along with four colleagues) with Ireland’s Consul General Ciaran Madden, to discuss the pending measure in Ireland’s legislature to officially support BDS.  Ireland’s governing administration is opposed to BDS, yet there is great support for BDS from opposition leaders.  The New York...

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The Attacks in New Zealand

On behalf of our Jewish community, we stand in solidarity with the entire Muslim community; mourning yet another evil act of terrorism: This time against two mosques in New Zealand. An assault on a Mosque is an assault upon all of us. As people representing different faith communities, we  need to stand united in fighting

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