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Chanukah and Christmas: Don’t Let the Light Go Out

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:05:48 +0000

Join or Donate Now!   Don’t Despair.  Hope is the Chanukah and Christmas Message…so don’t let the light go out!!!   A note from Rabbi Michael Lerner   Honestly, do you know anyone who has not been struggling with some …

Jerusalem and Chanukah–Rabbi Lerner’s letter printed in S.F. Chronicle

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:20:50 +0000

Opinion Letters to the Editor, Dec. 9 San Francisco Chronicle December 9, 2017 Of course, Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel. But it is also the capital of the State of Palestine, currently occupied by the Israeli …

Anti-Ageism: The Next Big Social Movement

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:17:32 +0000

  By Ruth Ray Karpen A Review of Ending Ageism or How Not to Shoot Old People By Margaret Morganroth Gullette Rutgers University Press, 2017 Forty years ago, Erdman Palmore, a senior fellow at the Duke University Center for the Study …

Trump’s Arrogant Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:37:41 +0000

Rabbi Michael Lerner's insightful critique of Trump's arrogant recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The Global Growth of Right Wing Extremism

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:50:13 +0000

Editor’s note: Thanks to Tikkun’s media ally for its analysis, below, of the European versions of Trumpism by John Feffer and the introduction by Tom Engelhardt. In that introduction, Engelhardt wisely notes that there is a method to Trump’s …

Gangster Capitalism and Nostalgic Authoritarianism

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:17:39 +0000

Gangster capitalism and nostalgic authoritarianism in Trump’s America by HENRY A. GIROUX Just one year into the Donald Trump presidency, not only have the failures of American democracy become clear, but many of the darkest elements of its history have been …

Who Gets to Speak about Anti-Semitism? “Anti-Semitism and the Struggle for Justice” at the New School for Social Research

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 01:54:44 +0000

These panelists have right to talk about anti-Semitism the same way they have a right to talk about gender disparity, and racism, and police brutality, and poverty. Because in all of those, and more, they are in the streets fighting every day.

Reflections on a Panel on anti-Semitism

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 01:34:43 +0000

    Editor’s note: Shaul Magid answers below a set of criticisms being published in other Jewish publications about a forum on anti-Semitism sponsored by JVP, the leading Jewish organization supporting Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) in  the Jewish world.  …

Walden on the Rocks

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 22:53:01 +0000

Editor’s note: Ariel Dorfman is one of the greatest living writers. Read and enjoy his reflections, inspired in part by the 200th anniversary of the birth of Thoreau. Walden on the Rocks Ariel Dorfman Yale Center for British Art, Paul …

Stopping Nuclear War …by Andrew Lichterman

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 05:57:32 +0000

Editor’s Note: Andrew Lichterman’s analysis (below and online at You can share to social media from this link and there are buttons at the end of the piece that allow you to share the piece that way) is an important review …