Doug Emhoff, The First Second Gentleman
Among the feel-good leitmotifs of the Biden administration’s early days has been the love story of Kamala Harris and Doug Emhoff.
Moment Zoominar: The State of Democracy 2021: A Conversation with David Brooks and Robert Siegel
Now that we are almost halfway through the Biden Administration’s first 100 days, what is the current state of our democracy? Will Democrats and Republicans be able to put their differences aside and work together? What is the fallout from January 6th? Can Americans come back together again? New York Times columnist David Brooks is in conversation with Robert Siegel, Moment special literary contributor and former senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered. The State of Democracy is a Moment series hosted by Robert Siegel.
Debate | Should We Rethink the Police?
Yes, but the more difficult question is, what kind of changes do we want? The police and science have made great strides in preventing crime.
Netanyahu and Trump’s Striking Similarities
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump are using similar tactics to attack the media and question the democratic process.
Five Things to Know This Week: As Bahrain workshop launches, expectations couldn’t be lower
Early criticism of the Bahrain Economic workshop, preview of the upcoming democratic debates and AOC’s border camps comments
Five Things to Know This Week: Friedman Hints at West Bank Annexation
Nathan Guttman writes about U.S. Ambassador David Friedman’s comments on Israeli annexation of Palestinian West Bank
Jewish Word | Is Everyone a White Supremacist?
The term, historically used to describe an adherent to the ideology of white supremacy, is now thrown around so often that it no longer is always clear what it means. That’s a dangerous trend.
Five Things to Know This Week: Most Jews Dislike Him, Yet Trump Carries On
Opinion | Will 2020 Be the Year of ‘Jexodus’?
The party of Trump is a far cry from the party of Reagan. The concern of the Trump base with immigration, like the language of “America First” or the use of tropes favored by white nationalists are not issues that attract American Jews. It is early days, but I suspect the GOP’s hopes will be dashed once again.