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Rokhl Kafrissen www.rokhl.blogspot.com is the author of A Brokhe/A Blessing, a Yiddish English gangster ghost romance in three acts. Her writings on Yiddish and contemporary Jewish life has appeared in publications around the world.
U.S. Jewish communal professionals says intermarriage is a problem demanding multi-million dollar intervention. But Jews like me don't buy it: not their 'crisis' definition, the political framing, nor the 'solutions' they offer.
Rokhl Oyerbakh and Deborah Lipstadt disrupted the male-dominated study of the Shoah. The re-energized Holocaust denial on show this election season gives the two upcoming films about them a depressing relevance.
Few believed the 'rational' Brits would buy a ridiculous, isolationist stunt like Brexit, a better fit for the U.S.' increasingly dark mood. But unlike 70 years ago, the anti-fascist movement is divided.
Jewish conservative Dennis Prager’s recent screed went far beyond dog whistling: It was a klaxon to anti-Semites on the Right, while betraying the essence of Jewish identity.
The story of the Belgian Muslim selfie-taker and brief icon of anti-racist resistance shows why intersectional thinking so often fails to include Jews and recognize anti-Semitism.