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Wake up dear brothers and sisters! We Jews—or as Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, calls us “termites” —comprise such a small percentage of the U.S. population (about 2 percent) that it’s amazing how much vitriol is directed our way. Should American Jews ignore the dramatically increasing anti-Semitic rants as just annoying noise? Ignoring the attacks didn’t ... Read More »


To escape poverty and pogroms in Eastern Europe in the late 1800s, my grandfather chose to emigrate, and subsequently legally immigrated into the United States. As a young man he married Pearl, a first generation American Jew. They purchased a semi-attached two-family house in Brooklyn’s Flatbush and raised three children in an observant kosher home where the Sabbath was strictly ... Read More »

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