The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures omits the Jewish emigres who built Hollywood. The FBI denies anti-Semitism motivated a synagogue hostage-taker. Why?

No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity with the Jewish People, July 11, 2021, Washington, DC USA. (photo: Ted Eytan)

The news that several people had been taken hostage at a Colleyville Texas synagogue was met with stunned outrage on Saturday.

Unlike in years past, this hostage crisis…

The election of Gov. Glenn Youngkin wasn’t a triumph for Republicans; it was a victory for moderates of both parties.

Then Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin tours a food bank with other local leaders. January 5, 2022. (photo: Glenn Youngkin)

The nature of our current, hyper-polarized media environment has skewed most national conversations about a variety of political issues.

Media outlets pander to their audiences of Republicans or Democrats respectively…

How can a terrorist attack targeting a synagogue not be anti-Semitism?

“No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity with the Jewish People,” July 11, 2021, Washington, DC USA. Featuring Elisha Wiesel, Arizona House Representative Alma Hernandez, Noa Tishby, Ysabella Hazan, Joshua Washington, Rabbi Shlomo Noginski, Blake Flayton, Meghan McCain. (photo: Ted Eytan)

For many of us who move to the United States, the American Dream isn’t a fancy car, or a nice house; it isn’t swimming pools, supermarkets or the suburbs.

The American Dream- from the beginning of this great experiment…

“Woke” is a four-letter word thanks to corporate marketing departments.

Photo by Hunters Race on Unsplash.

COVID-19 has upended a lot more than our lives and economy.

The pandemic- and more specifically, some of the mitigation methods we used to combat it- turned blue staters into red staters. It turned passionate public school advocates into equally…

The Chicago Teachers Union has suspended its strike and agreed to return to in-person teaching on Wednesday.

Chicago Teachers Union Car Picket to Demand End to Educator Virtual Classroom Lockouts. January 15, 2021. (photo: Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association (MTEA))

During Monday’s press briefing at the White House, Spokesperson Jen Psaki was asked about the Chicago Teachers Union strike, then looking likely to stretch into a second week.

Would the White House throw…

Cancelling someone creates an equal and opposite reaction.

“Halo Thieves”. June 23, 2010. (photo: charamelody)

For journalists, media personalities and political analysts working for legacy news outlets like MSNBC, CNN, the New York Times and the Washington Post, Donald Trump is the great white whale to their Captain Ahab.

But only if Moby Dick turned out to…

Dr. Munr Kazmir

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