Monthly Archives: August 2018

Trump’s speechwriter ousting sparks racist debate

It took only 80 minutes after inflammatory racist emails started flying for the Claremont Institute, a conservative think tank, to shut down an email distribution list linking hundreds of top conservatives . The emails that sparked the controversy began to ricochet at noon on Tuesday, in response to a call …

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The incredible ancient Hebrew manuscript of the Getty Museum

“Freakin ‘Amazing!” These are words I never expected to hear from Rabbi Steven Leder, the senior rabbi at Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles (the congregation to which I belong). Rabbi Leder marveled at the Getty Museum’s latest acquisition, The 13e Century Rothschild Pentateuch (which is also the first Hebrew …

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