Come Together

Coming off of Tisha B’Av, one of the solemn lessons that you take away from it is that sinat chinam or “baseless hatred” is one of the reasons that tragedy has befallen upon the Jewish people. However the emphasis on this has always been baseless hatred between Jews; and not so much against mankind in…

John Butler

White People With Dreadlocks

One of my guilty pleasures is to browse the net, looking for gorgeous pics of people with dreadlocks. I had always been exposed to people of all cultures who grew dreadlocks and I’ve never seen any problem with people wearing them, regardless of their race. So I was a bit surprised when in the process…

Is FGCU Moving Away From Distance Learning?

It’s been 3 years since I started my MBA program at FGCU. I’ve changed a bit since then; and it seems that my school as changed as well. In fact, I have that odd feeling that you get sort of when you are in a relationship and things turn out not to be exactly as…

Alice Walker

The Fine Line Between Foolishness and Bigotry

It has been almost a month since the news broke about Alice Walker’s cultural boycott of Israel; where she is prohibiting a new Israeli version (so Hebrew translation) of her book The Color Purple. This news only hit my radar about two weeks ago however, when Jewish websites and authors began to respond. I am disappointed by…