How an opportunity ‘out of the blue’ changed my spiritual life forever.
This isn’t your normal book review, because the topic is so dear to me.
A rare combination of both parents.
When someone is truly ‘Hear’ for you.
— Welcome to my weekly ‘Layman’s Lectionary’ series where I stumble my way through the liturgical year and share my layman’s opinions, doubts, fears, and hopes about modern culture and daily life as it corresponds to scripture. First Sunday after Christmas Day Click here for readings. The Christmas holiday can bring the inverse intended emotions…
I am Jewish. Proud. I interviewed Nazis in Nuremberg. Haters will not scare me.
The blessings of God can raise a myriad number of reactions depending on the recipient of the message.
The rising tide of fascism demonstrated in Poland represents a larger movement gaining hold throughout Europe and the United States.
Words mean things, and these words from a Nazi cop harken back to a time of atrocious action.
Yes, just like “not all men,” not all cops are racist or bigoted. But this guy’s Facebook posts would absolutely suggest otherwise.
In Europe, by the late 19th century CE, Judaism had come to be viewed by the scientific community as a distinct “racial” type, with essential immutable biological characteristics — a trend that increased markedly into the early 20th century CE.
Yes, all white people.
Time Machine Series: Exploring Past, Present & Future PAST Back in elementary school when the forms came around that asked you to state a race, I would check the box that said “white.” I had been told by my parents, however, that I was Spanish. Later versions of that form came with a “Hispanic” box,…
Playing so carelessly with the lives of these children threatens to reverse the moral and social progress we have achieved as a country.
We’re honored to present the first part of a three-poem sequence exploring anti-Semitism and Islamophobia; a series that grew out of Bangladeshi poet Sofiul Azam’s correspondence with U.S. poet Robert Pinsky.
Scott Douglas Jacobsen and friend, Rick Rosner, discuss the time as an exceptionally gifted youth for Rick – and his trials and tribulations in childhood.