Category Archives: Jewish

The Sound of Anxiety

“‘The Dreyfus Affair’ and the Sound of Anxiety” is a NYT review of a new play on… The Dreyfus Affair. The toxic mess of nationalism and anti-Semitism known as the Dreyfus Affair deeply divided France in the late 19th century, … Continue reading

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Jared Kushner & NYC Real Estate

From a NYT article on “Bribe Cases, a Jared Kushner Partner and Potential Conflicts”: It was the summer of 2012, and Jared Kushner was headed downtown. His family’s real estate firm, the Kushner Companies, would spend about $190 million over … Continue reading

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The Guide To Becoming Jared Kushner

“The Guide To Becoming Jared Kushner” contains a dizzying array of Jewish names. From one passage: The Kushners have always had a fleet of PR people working behind the scenes to fluff their image. Rubenstein and his son and protege … Continue reading

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JYT: Reclaiming the Term ‘Jew’

Sure to trend high in the NYT “Most Read” pieces is “Reclaimining ‘Jew’” by Mark Oppenheimer, which discusses the pressing social question of whether the term ‘Jew’ is a slur or merely an accurate descriptor. Jew’ is a funny word,” … Continue reading

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How Jewish Stereotypes are Created

From The Hill: In President Trump’s White House, it’s better to not be seen or heard — at least in public. A cadre of Trump’s top aides from New York City — economic adviser Gary Cohn, deputy national security adviser … Continue reading

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Trump’s New Favorite Steve

In “Trump’s got a new favorite Steve”, we learn: President Donald Trump once affectionately called them “my two Steves,” a reference not only to their ideological kinship but to their central role in his administration. But while Steve Bannon is … Continue reading

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Michael Savage on Syrian Strike

Michael Savage is a rarity, a conservative Jew who recognizes the key role that both Israel and Jewish Neocons (like Kushner) play in the drumbeat towards war.

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Sean Spicer is a Holocaust Denier

Sean Spicer made the Jews mad. In The Atlantic, which has become a fairly good barometer of liberal Jewish popular sentiment, David Graham has a piece titled “How Sean Spicer Flubbed the Holocaust on Passover”: Spicer was fielding questions about … Continue reading

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ADL: Anti-Kushner Tweets Are Anti-Semitic

I take back everything I said about Jared Kushner. From the ADL, I just learned that criticizing him is anti-Semitic! (“Anti-Defamation League: Anti-Kushner tweets were anti-Semitic”): Hundreds of thousands of tweets about Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon exploded on Twitter … Continue reading

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Elliot Abrams Emerges from the Crypt

‘He’s not a good influence on the president’ is the title of the #1 trending Politico article, which is an interview with Elliot Abrams, probably the most war-mongering Neocon there is. Step one, says Elliott Abrams: Get rid of Steve … Continue reading

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