Joseph Aaron

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…


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Jared and Six Days

I’ve been waiting 50 years to write this column and wouldn’t you know it, the Donald got in the way. Well, not exactly the Donald, but the person closest to him. Well, not the person…


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The Donald in The Holy Land

They both have been married three times. They both cheated on wife number one with wife number two and on wife number two with wife number three. Both are under criminal investigation by the top…


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Jewish souls for Trump

Well, before I get to the meat of what I have to say, how about a couple quick, lighthearted and even positive notes to begin with. The first was a line that came at the…


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Hard questions, no easy answers

Despite what too many Jews think, there are some questions that don’t have easy answers. One of them that has been gnawing at me is how could Bill O’Reilly have done it. It’s the same…