Stop Building Bridges between Arabs and Jews

Imagine if Israel had embraced the Jewish refugees from Iraq, Yemen, Morocco, Iran, and other countries throughout the Arab and Muslim world. I mean, if Israel had really embraced us – inviting us to lead the government instead of sweep the streets. Diplomatic conversations could have been conducted in Arabic and Farsi, instead of the […]

Global Jewish Heritage Is Neither Extracurricular nor Optional

Almost 30 years ago, I applied to be the director of a major Jewish community center. Despite being in my mid-20s, with a BA in political science, I outperformed numerous experienced Jewish educators with rabbinical and PhD degrees, and was one of the last two candidates being considered for the position.  I was well-known for […]