Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Deserve A Platform — He Isn’t Wrong

By Shauli Bar-On Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced intense scrutiny after discussing his company’s policy regarding removing fake news from the platform. Zuckerberg was interviewed about what Facebook was doing to combat fake news, and he came under fire after saying that his company would not remove content claiming the Holocaust never took place. His … Continue reading Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Deserve A Platform — He Isn’t Wrong

Comparing Jewish Legal Philosophies with Modern American Law (Sinai Scholars Academic Symposium National Finalists Paper)

This paper was written for the Sinai Scholars Symposium, where I -- along with nine other national finalists -- was invited to present to a panel of academics at the annual Sinai Scholars Symposium on April 15, 2018. The paper was also published in the annual Sinai Scholars Academic Journal. To read the paper, click … Continue reading Comparing Jewish Legal Philosophies with Modern American Law (Sinai Scholars Academic Symposium National Finalists Paper)

The Bar-On Brief: America did not fail you

As you might have been able to tell from the radio silence, I’ve taken this summer as a break from column writing. But there’s just something about the Fourth of July that I couldn’t help but reignite the Bar-On Brief. The United States is a world superpower. There is no other country that has the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: America did not fail you