Joseph Aaron

Our great friend

It’s not good when Pat Robertson has more of a sense of moral outrage than the vast majority of Israeli Jews and right wing American Jews. It’s not good when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has more of…

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Happy new year

And so we have begun a new Jewish year. In my column wrapping up 5779, I presented quite a bit of evidence that the old Jewish year was an unusually lousy one, full of tragic…


Time of the year

Timing is everything. Israel just held the second of its two national elections this year and this one, like the first one, basically ended in a tie. Which leads me to have a lot to…


Jared and Avi

He is the pisher’s pisher. Look at the photo at the bottom. It shows, at left, chief White House pisher, Jared Kushner, who is a punk clueless kid with no discernible talents, abilities, experience or…


Nauru likes us!

Good news everybody! The Republic of Nauru has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. And if that isn’t enough to cause you to uncork the champagne bottles, Honduras also just announced that it will…


Loyal Jews

In the 2016 presidential election and in the 2018 midterm elections, 75 percent of Jewish voters voted for the Democrats. Which means I guess that 75 percent of American Jewish voters are bad Jews. That’s…


Moral cowardice

Bibi Netanyahu is afraid of girls. Two females, to be exact, by the names of Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Two freshman members of Congress who have absolutely no power and who no one would…


Jeffrey Epstein’s Jewish enablers

I wonder what the opposite is of ‘of blessed memory.’ In Jewish tradition, when you are talking about someone who has died, after saying their name, you say ‘of blessed memory.’ No one would think…


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…