News & Updates

Why is Bannon headlining a fundraiser for Rep. Lee Zeldin?

November 29, 2017

This makes me so angry: On December 14, Steve Bannon will headline a re-election fundraiser for Congressman Lee Zeldin of New York. As the rabbi of a congregation in Lee Zeldin’s district, I’m sickened that Zeldin is aligning himself with Bannon and the divisiveness and bigotry he fuels.

Are Jews Avoiding anti-Trump Activism Out of Fear, or Moral Failure?

Haaretz | November 22, 2017

Much of the Jewish community I love hasn’t yet found the courage to resist Trump openly. And too many U.S. Jewish groups, in hock to donors and unwilling to risk proximity to power and its privileges, are corrupting our values.