Non violent protests helped form and shape America.
I spent last week preparing to evacuate for Hurricane Irma. It was hard. I knew the actual evacuation would be harder, but I was almost happy because there’s nothing pretty, fun or happy about a hurricane evacuation. There’s nothing pretty, fun or happy about today, 9/11. The storm turned, and I didn’t have to evacuate. Manhattan was my home for… View Post
I wish that everyone I know would speak out against racism–because like it or not–it’s never gone away. I wish that everyone I know would speak out against anti–Semitism because it’s back (maybe never went away but we just didn’t notice). I wish that everyone I know would admit that a president pardoning Joe Arpaio is sickening. I wish that… View Post
Last weekend in Charlottesville and everything that came after showed me my place in America. I will never deny my white privilege but when Nazis are screaming: “Blood and soil” and “Jews shall not replace us” it is about Jews as much as People of Color. Oh Judiasm why are you so complicated? If I believed in G-d I could… View Post
My house isn’t filthy. It’s not as if you walk over messes to get anywhere. It can look company presentable quickly. But I was used to my house being “the court showplace.” Just when I was beginning to feel really good about myself came the culture of: If you keep anything on your kitchen counters aside from a Nespresso and… View Post