Most Clicked This Week
- Attn Mayor de Blasio and JFK Airport: "Airlines refusing to fly Israelis is more than just a stupid business decision – it’s illegal"
- Trump “doesn’t deserve criticism for wanting U.S. forces out of Syria — such promises paved his way to becoming president in the first place”
- On Melbourne game show, nerdy modern Orthodox Jew has all the answers
- Pompeo: "No one should interpret the withdrawal of US troops from Syria as a sign that America is no longer committed to its strategy to stop Iranian aggression and efforts to obtain a nuclear capability"
- Chicago's Rabbi Vernon Kurtz recently toured an advanced catheterization lab at Jerusalem's Hadassah Ein Kerem, unaware that weeks later he'd be their patient
- Meanwhile in Illinois: "As the value of their homes decline, and as property taxes keep increasing, devouring the equity in their homes, serfs (i.e. Illinois taxpayers) pay and pay for these public worker contracts"
- World Jewish Congress decision to honor German Chancellor Merkel with prestigious Theodor Herzl Award for Zionism "has sparked anger and bewilderment among Jewish leaders in US and Europe"
- EVENT Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to be honored at StandWithUs Chicago gala Sunday November 3, 2019
Tag Archives: Michael Chabon
JEWISH REVIEW OF BOOKS Michael Chabon’s Sacred and Profane Cliché Machine by Elli Fischer June 13, 2018 …Hebron, a small and heavily fortified Jewish community with a violent history, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Palestinians, exemplifies for Chabon, all … Continue reading
Over the past few weeks, the leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements have chosen to deliver their flagship institutions “into the hands of Jewish antisemites”
JERUSALEM POST If Not Now, then When? by Caroline Glick June 7, 2018 …Over the past two decades, the major disputes among and within American Jewish groups have revolved around two main issues. First, they faced the challenge of skyrocketing … Continue reading
JEWISH NEWS SYNDICATE To Michael Chabon, from biblical Hebron by Yishai Fleisher May 30, 2018 At a recent graduation of Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles, novelist Michael Chabon berated the Jewish community of Hebron…The IDF defends Hebron for two … Continue reading
Author Michael Chabon has “a remarkable ability to present a one-dimensional reality in which the Jews are evil oppressors and the Palestinians are powerless victims”
JEWISH JOURNAL How My Graduation Was Ambushed by Morin Zaray May 22, 2018 …With great pride, I marched into the Stephen S. Wise Temple sanctuary and sat in the front row. Our commencement speaker, author Michael Chabon, took the stage. … Continue reading
WASHINGTON POST What happens when famous novelists ‘confront the Occupation’ in the West Bank by Matti Friedman June 23, 2017 …What it’s really about is the writers. Most of the essays aren’t journalism but a kind of selfie in which … Continue reading
“Author Michael Chabon’s traveler’s tale based on his recent trip to Israel reminds us that being a celebrity does not remotely qualify one as being an expert on the Middle East”
JEWISH JOURNAL Michael Chabon’s Israel traveler’s tale by Abraham H. Miller May 19, 2016 ….“Most grievous injustice I have ever seen in my whole life,” [Author Michael] Chabon says about Israel’s “cruel” occupation. Really, the most grievous injustice you have … Continue reading