The reality series “My Unorthodox Life” is the talk of the Jewish world since its airing on Netflix on July 14.
It is not often that one gets to experience a transformative life experience.
When Nazi tanks surrounded Warsaw, my father related in a rare moment of frustration, the Jews were in shul arguing over who should get shishi (the honor of being called up third to the Torah).
Every houseplant I’ve ever been responsible for could attest, from beyond the grave, that I don’t exactly have a green thumb.
Anyone teaching the past by skipping over the unpleasant parts isn’t teaching history. They are engaged in propaganda.
“Well, son, you are going to be blind tomorrow.”
Sari Bashi, a Jewish human rights lawyer and the research director at Democracy for the Arab World Now, faults Israel for not granting citizenship to Palestinian residents of Gaza and the West Bank.
Until a 13-story building inexplicably collapsed in the middle of the night, placing the whereabouts and lives of 159 residents in doubt, few gave Surfside, Florida, very much thought before last week.
The two of us have spent most of our lives working for two causes: Israel and the Democratic Party.
Here we are, we’ve come so far.