Keyword: 2020
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(JTA) – For the Jewish community, 2020 has been historic, turbulent and revelatory. The year began with 25,000 people, Jews and non-Jews, marching across the Brooklyn Bridge to take a stand … more
(JTA) Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel made the news Wednesday morning (Jan. 6) when Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who won one of two Georgia Senate elections Tuesday (Jan. 5), invoked the rabbi during … more
PROVIDENCE – Take a deep breath and relax. With those words, Brown University Prof. Wendy Schiller began a Zoom webinar about politics, at the Miriam Hospital Women’s Association’s … more
The day after William Jefferson Clinton was inaugurated as our 42nd president, on Jan. 20, 1993, I wrote a poem beginning with these words: “Maya Angelou read a poem/Yesterday, not any … more
PITTSBURGH (JTA) — Many American Jews woke up on Wednesday [Nov. 4] to a presidential election that is extending their anxiety and to electoral maps that show a Republican Party changed by a … more
As I sit down to write this column, Election Day 2020 is still several days in front of us. As you open this issue of Jewish Rhode Island, the election is behind us – but the outcome may … more
(JTA) – George Soros may draw some of the most vociferous criticism, but he’s hardly the biggest political donor in this cash-heavy election cycle – Democrat or Republican. In … more
(JTA) – Who are the Proud Boys, the far-right group that Donald Trump name-checked at the first presidential debate? And do they hate Jews? The answer to the second question: Some of them … more
Around 2005, when I was working as a college recruiter for Yeshiva University, most of the high school seniors I interviewed were planning to take a gap year to study in Israel. I usually asked them … more
Do you have election fatigue? Left vs. right; accusations, fake news and lies; Russian and Chinese misinformation; sorting through mixed and confusing messages. Are you ready to shut down and … more