I like many other Americans can’t stand the Parkland massacre survivors. I find them excruciatingly irritating. That does not mean I discount what they say as by nature I find most people irritating. This is especially true since I quit smoking two weeks ago. I still have compassion for the…


Rabbi Hillel Tzaitlin writes, “If Israel is the one true redeemer of the entire world, it must be fit for that redemption. Israel must first redeem its own soul, the sanctity of its soul, the sanctity of its Shechina [Divinity]. …


In a world where most of Europe took a stand against Trump recognizing the capital of Israel — Jerusalem — as the capital of Israel, the terrorist organization Hamas rules over Gaza ilegally. No one really minds.

Gaza’s economic situation has gone from untenable to an all-out crisis. According to…


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How the New New Left Turned Me into a Conservative Against My Will

When I was a liberal, it was OK to be entirely selfish. This political stance was an indicator of moral superiority to the homophobic, xenophobic masses that kept Bush in power for two terms.

Neoliberalism and automation created huge gaps in income and culture. While…


Mark my words, Joe Kennedy iii will run for president in 2020. Though he will lose, he is the Democratic Party’s best and last hope. If there’s any roadblock in this it will be the party’s hubris and outright stupidity. While you may ask why should I believe you, as…


Please check out my new book Tikkunim (Corrections) about the broken nature of politics and the world at large, and how to fix what seems shattered.

We live in a world where appearances trump reality. This is particularly true in politics, where visceral outrage about Trump’s character has created a…


Trump controversially “provoked” Muslims across the world by declaring what US policy has always claimed, that it recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Just five months ago Senate passed a bill 90–0 that Jerusalem would be recognized as Israel’s undivided capital. It has been a law since the Jerusalem…


If the Iran Deal has an historical equivalent, it is the moment in 1938 when Neville Chamberlain agreed to allow Hitler to absorb Austria into his evil empire. Just as Hitler violated the terms of his negotiations with Britain by invading Poland and starting World War II which resulted in…


Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai (Rashbi), Isaac Luria (The Ari), Yehuda Ashlag (Baal Hasulam), Baruch Ashlag (The Rabash) and Rav Michael Laitman

The Creator is pulling us towards him whether we know it or not. The natural development of the world is in opposition to the Creator, but this opposition is the necessary obstacle to knowing Him. While the Creator like nature, is the force of goodness and infinite giving known as…


We are naturally as humans drawn to certain people who influence our actions. Most people have about ten. We think we are guided by our own choices, but what determines our values is the guidance of who we respect most and who we are closest to. …

Jesse Bogner

Jesse is an author and journalist. His memoir and social critique, The Egotist, has been translated into four languages.

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