White Supremacy, Charlottesville, and Us

White supremacy is sometimes easy to identify.  Some who hold this ideology are aligned with groups we know well:  the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis. Their presence is frightening. Intimidation is their way. They proclaim their presence boldly whether once draped in sheets carrying torches and burning crosses in the Deep South; whether rolling through Eastern Europe in tanks under the Nazis’ tyrannical reign with genocide and the mass murder of a people on…

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Are we a New South? Sadly, no.

Reprinted from the Charlotte Observer, July 4, 2017. Rabbi Schindler serves as Contributing Editor, the Observer editorial board. Photo by Sarah Ann Photos.   Last month, I joined a Deep South…

66 years ago today…

On this world refugee day, we reflect on refugees who were once the focus of the world’s compassion and welcomed as an acceptance of global responsibility. Today they are facing…