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Republicanfellas — “Necessary Stories” column from The Jerusalem Report

August 12th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Culture and Ideas, Politics and Policy

Haim Watzman One very large hand landing on your shoulder is not a good sign at McCloskey’s on 46th Street. Two hands, one on each shoulder, is red alert. And that is what I felt Wednesday night as I was downing a shot of Wild Turkey and wondering whether the blonde doll behind the bar […]

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Is God a Republican?

April 30th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Judaism and Religion, Politics and Policy

Poor God. You created the world, you are the power and glory, but everyone thinks you’re a Republican. But the association of the Most High with the most right-wing doesn’t stand up to philosophical scrutiny. Conservatives, after all, love order. They want today to be like yesterday, and tomorrow to be like the day before […]

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