Joseph Aaron

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…


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…