Joseph Aaron

Peace and friendship

Since talk of the Supreme Court is much in the air, just thought I’d mention that if President Obama’s nominee had been allowed to have a fair hearing, an up or down vote, as the…


Joy to the Jewish world

I’m feeling a little giddy. Yes, Trump is still president and is likely to be for two more years for almost sure, and I have this gnawing feeling it might be for another six. And…


Parents and children

The Holocaust analogies have been flying fast and furious. Thanks to the disgusting, inhumane policy of the Trump administration to fight illegal immigration by separating parents from children, putting many of those children in actual…


Life and deaths

Sometimes, G-d sends us subtle messages, sometimes He hits us right on the head, right between the eyes. One can only hope we are starting to get the message after the jarring events of the…


Compassion for Roseanne

I feel bad for Roseanne. No, that does not make me a racist or one who tolerates or excuses racism. It does make me a Jew and a human being. I must admit this whole…


Jews and news

Let me see now, what people are we, I know the answer, just give me a minute, it’ll come back to me. Oh yes, we are the Chosen People. And let me see now, what…


Jews and Christians

Sometimes, all you can do is laugh. I was in shul on Yom Kippur about 30 years ago, the first year the new rabbi had taken over for the longtime rabbi. His sermon on this…


Jewish reality show

I don’t want to get into whether it is a good idea or bad idea to move the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Judaism has become such an insane, mean, ugly place that there…


Judaism 2018

I have so much ground to cover this week that it’s hard to know where to start. So let’s start with Eric Schneiderman, but the latest in the long line of Jewish men with very…


Bibi’s big show

Talk about theatre of the absurd. Talk about the idiot leading the idiot. Talk about the Israeli version of ‘Fox and Friends.’ I still haven’t been able to uncringe myself after watching one of the…