Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mock Evictions: Bullying Gone Viral

Loud and dramatic anti-Israel activity is nothing new on college campuses.  My friend R’ Stuart Federow told me that even back in the ’90’s when he was Director at Hillel Foundation of Greater Houston he had conflicts with the campus Palestinian advocacy group. … Continue reading

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No Place for My Opinion with HuffPost Religion

With Pesach behind us I am finally taking the opportunity to address an interaction that I had over an issue that I had felt very strongly about: Brandeis’ decision to retract an honorary degree from Ayaan Hirsi Ali.  I was … Continue reading

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Breitbart: The Resurrection isn’t News!

Breitbart is one of a number of news sites that I read regularly. My main draw to it is the fact that many of the articles posted and issues are not found on the major news sites. I understand that … Continue reading

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Biblical Personalities Outside the Bible

Many people, even religious people, view the Bible as a work of fiction like Harry Potter.  Perhaps a more accurate comparison is Gone With the Wind, a work of historical fiction, although I’m sure some would say the Bible falls … Continue reading

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The Terrible Message of 21

I am no advocate for smoking nor do I consider myself a libertarian. However I was quite disturbed to hear that Nassau county legislators wish to raise the smoking age from 19 to 21, and that the City has already … Continue reading

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Why Are We Here?

Normally I would not attempt to claim to have the answer to such a heavy question.  However, today someone asked me why G-d created the world and what the point of it all is, and my answer was actually accepted. … Continue reading

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Leftist Religion on the Line

While I cannot call myself a regular listener per se, I frequently catch Religion on the Line when in my car Sunday morning.  It presents a kinder, gentler outlook on the issues of the day, with a bent slightly to … Continue reading

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