Ta’anit Tzedek: Our JPost Reponse

In the wake of Rabbi David Forman’s public attack on Ta’anit Tzedek in the Jerusalem Post, I’m pleased to report that the JPost has now run a response editorial that I co-authored with Rabbi Brian Walt.


2 Comments on “Ta’anit Tzedek: Our JPost Reponse”

  1. Josh Mark says:

    I’m heartened that the Jerusalem Post indeed printed the excellent response by Rabbis Brant Rosen and Brian Walt, to the right wing diatribe of Ta’anit Tzedek by Rabbi David Forman!

    The sad fact is though, these vicious attacks aimed at evoking an emotional and primitive response of fear and hatred, attract the a lot of attention. At the very least they sow some seeds of doubt in many people, who may not be totally informed.

    I take some solace though, for as I read the history of the early years of our democracy in the US., the political realm was filled with yellow journalism, slander, and outright misrepresentation. This is just a part of the sloppiness of democracy and a free press. -All the more reason to respond to it with the vigor and intelligence as you both have done.

  2. Michael Deheeger says:

    Proud to be at JRC, where we have a rabbi who stands up for the values of Justice that I believe in.


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