August 2017

More thoughts on Charlottesville

By |2017-09-11T13:16:59-07:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

As a devout Jewish child who grew up attending synagogue and Hebrew School, from a very young age I was constantly surrounded by stories of the Holocaust – how Hitler took advantage of economic conditions, found an easy-to-identify “other” for a scapegoat, and rose to power by preying on people’s […]

Solidarity with Charlottesville

By |2017-08-14T13:38:55-07:00August 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News|Tags: , , , , |

On Saturday, Heather D. Heyer was murdered by a neo-Nazi. 19 others were injured. The Nazi drove his car into a crowd of counter-protestors in Charlottesville, VA during, or just after, a mass neo-Nazi rally. I’m not interested in parsing out the nuances of their ideological nomenclature—white-nationalist, white-separatist, etc. It […]