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  • What You Can Do About Antisemitism

    What You Can Do About Antisemitism 1.  Recognize, call out and act against antisemitism on the right      Antisemitism is central to right-wing movements.  People on the far right see Jews as the ones “pulling the strings” or “behind the scenes.”  Jews are seen as responsible for “the great replacement” of whites by people…
  • Synagogue of the Undead Rabbi

    When I am in Paris, I always stay in Belleville, the 19e or 20e.  I stay in a different part each year and as a result see and learn different things.  This year, I'm near the Pyrénées metro stop, close to Parc de Belleville.  I'm really at the crossroads of the vast variety of cultures…
  • The three French women rabbis looking over an old copy of the talmud and pay homage to Rashi

    Rashi’s Daughters, Troyes, France 2019

    If you have looked at a page of the Talmud, you know that Rashi--Rabbi Shlomo Itzchaki--dominates almost every page.  And you may know that he lived, from 1040 to 1105, in the city of Troyes, not too far from Paris.  You may not know, though, that he had three daughters and no sons, that he…
  • Photo of Belleville poster: 'We do not remain passive!'

    That’s how it is in Paris

    My photographic style is a response to what I see in France. I have visited Paris every year since 2015. What photographer would not want to capture the elegance of even the smallest details there?  Here's an architectural detail I saw in 2016 on a walk back to my Belleville apartment from a look at…