‘I’m anti-Zionist, not anti-Semitic’ – Then Acknowledge That This Is Wrong

Vandalizers sprayed graffiti on the walls Los Angeles' Congregation Beth Israel synagogue after the May 30 riots. (Photo by Lisa Daftari via Twitter) ‘I’m anti-Zionist, not anti-Semitic’ – Then Acknowledge That This Is Wrong By Shauli Bar-On JUN 1, 2020, The country is in turmoil, and Los Angeles is a major hub for Americans actively … Continue reading ‘I’m anti-Zionist, not anti-Semitic’ – Then Acknowledge That This Is Wrong

Justice Reform Means Electing Just Leaders

Justice Reform Means Electing Just Leaders May 30, 2020 Shauli Bar-On Every week during the summer, it is traditional Jewish practice to study a chapter of a work called “Pirkei Avot.” It’s a collection of inspiring quotes and sayings by some of the most prominent Jewish leaders and sages. The first chapter contains the following … Continue reading Justice Reform Means Electing Just Leaders

What an Israeli small business owner teaches us about criminal justice

Screenshot from the public video showing the break-in that Iluz posted on Facebook What an Israeli small business owner teaches us about criminal justice There is no greater human motivator than the will to get even. People will put themselves in harm’s way, spend unreasonable amounts of time and money just to see the person … Continue reading What an Israeli small business owner teaches us about criminal justice

Be Wary of a Unanimous Political Opinion

Be Wary of a Unanimous Political Opinion May 18, 2020 Shauli Bar-On via: Independent Voter News I was scrolling through social and found a thread that can be summarized as follows: - Someone posts a political opinion, - Someone else comments his disagreement and explains why, - and the original poster comments back saying something … Continue reading Be Wary of a Unanimous Political Opinion