Joseph Aaron


Incitement

It seems that as long as right-wing Jews are getting the goodies they want, who cares about anything else. And anyone else. Who cares if there have been more than 250 mass shootings in the…


People of the twitch

I call it the Jewish twitch. The minute things start to look good for the Jews, the minute things start to feel good for the Jews, we get the twitch. No matter how hard we…


G-d bless America

I’ve been told to go back to where I came from. It happened, heartbreakingly, in the state of Israel, in the city of Jerusalem. I was in the super Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim, indeed…


Going to the dogs

I hate dogs. To be more accurate, I am scared of dogs. Have been ever since I was a little kid. You see, a couple houses down from ours lived a very scary dog with…


Jewish madness

I much prefer covering the news to being part of it. And yet part of it is exactly the position I found myself in a few days ago when I was in Jerusalem, sitting in…


Judaism’s Rebbe

I actually don’t remember where I was when JFK was assassinated. I was eight years old and even then I knew a journalist is what I wanted to be.  And so while I have no…


Anti-Semitism delusion

Even you, Jonathan. Even you. What the former chief rabbi of Britain, Jonathan Sacks, had to say this week, in Britain’s House of Lords no less, made me very sad, very disappointed, showed me just…


State of non-shock

Nothing shocks us anymore. Did you notice that the first lady of Israel recently agreed to a plea deal in a fraud case in which she was accused of ordering $96,000 worth of meals from high-end restaurants…


Depressing times

I am really getting frustrated. Things are so amazingly good for us in the world and we don’t see it or feel it and things are so amazingly bad for us in the Jewish world…