Just after Rosh Hashanah, during the second republican presidential debate, political pundit, commentator, writer and speaker Ann Coulter tweeted: How many f***ing Jews do these people think there are in the United States? Immediately, countless Americans jumped all over her for her remark. Faster than you could say Sholem Aleichem, innumerable citizens branded Ms. Coulter an anti-Semite for her thoughtless […]


A week before Rosh Hashanah, Pope Francis made headlines that most leading newspapers were either unaware of, or simply chose to ignore. Pope Francis made headlines that had nothing to do with his upcoming trip to the United States. Pope Francis made Jewish headlines. Reuven (Rubi) Rivlin, President of Israel, was in Rome on official business. He was paying a […]


As Jews, our ability to poke fun at ourselves should have and must have limits. Such limits were ignored with I SHIVA, a video spoof on Shiva houses which has been E mailed to and viewed on computer screens in countless Jewish homes…and sad to say laughed at. The gist of the video dealing with Shiva Houses is food, food, […]


As one who is generally unimpressed with the Press (and that’s putting it mildly), I was delighted to read a story last week, in which journalists actually covered the Palestinian – Israeli conflict from a human interest point of view! Rather than fanning the flames of animosity, journalists were actually able to get their story, even though it was based […]


Last week, Peggy Hubbard appeared on a video (you can see it on You Tube) excoriating the Black community in and around St. Louis Missouri as well as throughout the rest of this country for its audacity of taking up the mantra Black Lives Matter. Her timing could not have been better, in that with Rosh Hashanah less than two […]