Joseph Aaron

Anti-menschism

By Joseph Aaron You know, there are two ways you can disagree with someone. There’s the way of the mensch and the way of the anti-mensch. Of my many gripes with Trump, the one I…

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Role model

Harry Truman was a racist and an anti-Semite. Now a good part of that came from the times and place in which he lived. It was pretty common place for people in Independence, Missouri in…


Jewish teachings from Trump

Hold onto your hats. I’m going to have something nice to say about the Bibi and the Donald. Let’s start with Netanyahu. I actually felt sorry for him this week. As you may know, recently…


Trump’s Jews

It is the best of Jews, it is the worst of Jews. Before I get into what I mean by that, just a quick detour to note that all those Jews who sold their Jewish…


Right way to go

Sometimes I wish I was a right winger. It would make my life so much easier. How nice it would be to be so sure I was right, never have any doubt my way was…


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Amazing times

It’s really, really hard. But it’s really, really important. It is so very, very easy to see all the negative going on in the world and in the Jewish world. So very, very easy to…


Varieties of anti-Semitism

Let’s discuss some different kinds of anti-Semitism, shall we. Let us begin with soft anti-Semitism. The kind practiced by one Donald J. Trump. Do I think Trump is an anti-Semite? No, not in the sense…


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Grumpy old man

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems the world is getting crazier and crazier. Also meaner and meaner, thanks to all the great technology that is transforming the world and the way we live our…


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Too Jewish

I used to be very much against people changing their names to de-Jewy them. Didn’t like when Greenberg became Green or Perlitzky became Perle or Schwartz became Short. So sayeth the man with two first…


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The real story

Jewish stereotypes to the contrary, I have never ever wanted to be a doctor or a lawyer. For sure not a lawyer. During my life, I’ve dealt in a whole variety of ways with a…