Joseph Aaron

The Jewish soul

This is not about politics or religion. It’s about decency and Jewish values, about menschlichkeit, being a mensch, about yiddishkeit, being faithful to the real meaning of Judaism. As we wave bye bye to the…


American values first

A thought. If your goal is America first, you can’t have America best. A question. How is it that in this age when everybody feels free to say whatever they want, however they want in…


Make Jews honorable again

And the shanda, the Jewish shame, just keeps on coming. There are many things you can say about Donald Trump. But perhaps the truest is that he’s brought about more desecration of G-d’s name than…


Robert E. Hitler

There are no statues of Adolph Hitler in Germany. Now if you think like Trump, which is to say not at all, there should be. After all, Hitler played an important role in German history,…


Silent loud mouth

One has to wonder if Trump realizes that the neo-Nazis he was so reluctant to condemn by name would include among their targets his precious daughter Ivanka and her children, his grandchildren. For all of…


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…


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…