Lesson from Cyprus: Yet More Evils Of #MeToo Mob-Mentality

The overriding lesson of Cyprus is that #MeToo Mob-Mentality is almost as ugly when practiced by young men as it is when (e.g. the Kavanaugh Lynching) practiced by women. (Diametrically unlike the women of Kavanaugh and similar #MeToo lynchings, these boys DID respect the woman’s wishes.) While these young men deserve no praise, the malevolent…

Beyond “Friedman Station”

Matti Friedman sees Israel with greater clarity than other analysts. Friedman is right—as far as he sees. Yet, he, too, is myopic. To be sure, without going through “Friedman Station” on the “learning curve” toward clarifying today’s Israeli reality, without focusing inside the frame of the Middle East, one sees Israel—and Tanakh—only through the distortion…

Gallup 2019 Last 2 Decades: American Jews NOT assimilating!

Non-Orthodox Tanakh-centric people are Jews, not seculars. Moreover, a 2019 Gallup poll shows that over the last 2 decades, membership of American Jews in synagogues has been stable while American Christians have dropped 20%. That’s not even predominantly “Orthodox” and it’s opposite to assimilation. Contrary to Fake News & RC, the glaring fact is: Diaspora…

Racism in Israel: When, And Why, Ha•lâkh•âh Went Dark

Racism as an example I started from the earliest times, checking to find when things first went awry. When I think about racism within Yi•sᵊr•â•eilꞋ (the nation), the facts lead me to dismiss the notion of inherent racism at the time of Mōsh•ëhꞋ, citing the eiꞋrëv rav. Likewise, , the facts lead me to dismiss…

The Root Of Innate Jewish Racism

The root of Israeli racism isn’t solely against Ethiopians, nor skin color, nor even Arabs. Israeli racism is Jewish racism on steroids. Even among Ashkenazim seculars, exclusive Jewish genetic chosenness supremacism (EJGCS) grows from a superstitious awe of a core European-Ashkenazi Ultra-Orthodox Khareidim (EAUK) root, which has persecuted, and continues to torment, non-Ashkenazim whom the…