OPINION: 5Cs Must Honor Holocaust Remembrance Day

This past week, we recognized Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah, which translates to “the day of remembrance for the Calamity and for heroism,” but which is commonly known as Yom HaShoah or Holocaust Remembrance Day. Not an organized group at the 5Cs, including the multitude of Jewish organizations, ran a program,

Read more

Tear Down Racist Monuments — Including Wagner

  In the months following the white supremacy protests in Charlottesville, the national spotlight has illuminated the memorialization of individuals who used their power to demean others. Such figures include General Robert E. Lee, General Stonewall Jackson, and General John Hunt Morgan, who led the Confederacy’s revolt in the defense of

Read more

Donald Trump and Anti-Semitism: A Match Made in Heaven

Donald Trump is the least anti-Semitic person. Ever. That is, according to him. Of all the lies that dribble out of his mouth, this may be the most dangerous, inexcusable, and incontrovertibly false. Trump has engaged in anti-Semitic behavior, allowed anti-Semitic incidents to slide, and promoted anti-Semites to the highest positions

Read more