On “A Jewish position on Trump’s Indecent Immigration Plans”–A Letter to the Editor by Deborah Kornfeld

Dear Editor: I would like to thank you for publishing the article entitled “A Jewish position on Trump’s Indecent Immigration Plans.” How quickly we forget. How many lives would have been saved if the United States had had a more flexible and moral immigration policy in 1938? How different Jewish History would be if we Read the full article…

A Jewish Position on Trump’s Indecent Immigration Plans—An Editorial by Peter Eisenstadt and Ayala Emmett

Chemi Shalev wrote in today’s Haaretz an article under the title “The Shameful Jewish Silence on Trump’s Anti-immigration Incitement.” He points out that American Jewish organizations have been strangely silent in condemning Trump’s call for mass expulsions. We want to draw attention to an article we published a few days ago in the Jewish Pluralist, Read the full article…

Ichabod –by Peter Eisenstadt

For the last week or so, since New York Senator Chuck Schumer decided to abandon his party, his president, his principles (or at least what should have been his principles) and announce his decision to vote against the Iran agreement, I have been thinking about the poem “Ichabod” (1850) by the 19th century American poet, Read the full article…