‘Team Jew’ World Baseball success celebrates Jewish nationhood and power

Lasting stereotypes are like good friends – we keep ’em around because familiarity is comforting. Perhaps that explains the anachronistic “oh-my-God-Jewscan-hit” articles describing Team Israel’s surprising fourgame win streak in the World Baseball Classic. True, Israeli baseball is like American falafel: an import. And there is something anomalous about the Continue Reading…

Covalent Jewish Boding

Jews as idealistic connectors can counter today’s disrupters.   This week, the Jewish People Policy Institute is hosting its annual conference in Jerusalem regarding the Future of the Jewish People. Fittingly, participants will assess Shifting Trends in the West and their Impact on World Jewry. The Trump Disruption and Brexit Eruption are Continue Reading…

‘PUNCH A ZIONIST’ REVEALS CAMPUS CULTURE THAT’S PC BUT ANTI-ISRAEL

As the “punch a Zionist today” controversy rages, many in the Jewish community are themselves swinging wildly, repudiating all of McGill University for one student representative who tweeted that ugly call to violence. I abhor this student hooligan’s outrageous behaviour and the equally appalling support he received from many in the galleries during a Continue Reading…