Category Archives: Religion & tolerance

Are we Ready?

“the choice could not be more clear”

Posted in 2020 elections, anti-semitism, Biden, bigotry, BLM, Civil Rights, Coronavirus, democrats, Discrimination, disenfranchisement, Fair elections, fascism, GOP, police, Poverty, public health, Religion & tolerance, Trump atrocities, Women, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Is it Fascism yet?

LETTER in the Boston GlobeHow fascist is it?Updated September 24, 2020, 1 hour ago The cult demands allegiance“Is it fascism yet?” by Renée Graham (Opinion, Sept. 23) reinforced my fears about how dangerous Donald J. Trump is. The American carnage … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, fascism, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Trump atrocities, Zeldin | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Lee Zeldin’s Confederate Statues

Deeply Concerned Springs August 9, 2020 Dear David: To excuse his vote against the removal of statues of Confederate soldiers from the Capitol, Rep. Lee Zeldin claims, “never to have heard from a constituent that they were concerned about statues … Continue reading

Posted in BLM, Civil Rights, Discrimination, GOP, Nancy Goroff, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

We Got to Work Together

“Being different is cool”  – a lesson from kids in Germantown, PA. A truly powerful video relevant to our current times (click on the image to see the musical video): Recognized by the United Nations for Extraordinary Public Service   … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care, mental health, Pre-existing Conditions, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baby Jesus in a Cage

Church Puts Baby Jesus In Cage For Immigration-Themed Nativity Scene St. Susanna’s Rev. Steve Josoma said the Massachusetts church’s Nativity display puts a “mirror image of the world into the stable.” By Carol Kuruvilla from the Huff Post A Massachusetts … Continue reading

Posted in family separations, ICE, immigration/deportation, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Trump atrocities, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Swastika in the Springs

Springs, East Hampton A friend of mine found a swastika painted on a rock in her driveway in The Springs. Detectives were called and they took the incident very seriously. An investigation has begun. My friend notified the East Hampton … Continue reading

Posted in anti-semitism, Religion & tolerance, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jews know what Bigotry and Injustice look like!

By Shoshana Hershkowitz: “I am tired of being gaslit by my government. Seeing an American political party attempt to weaponize my family’s history enrages me in a deeply personal way. The arrogance of the Republican Party trying to tell me … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, israel, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Trump atrocities, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Children in the Camps

Submitted by Shoshana Hershkowitz Picture drawn by child in our border camps. I am haunted every day by the images of children in the camps. I am haunted by the pictures they draw, which bear a frightening resemblance to those … Continue reading

Posted in Family Issues, family separations, Health Care, ICE, immigration/deportation, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Trump atrocities, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Psychology of Trump Supporters

Bobby Azarian Ph.D.  posted several months ago “A Complete Psychological Analysis of Trump’s Support” to help make sense of Trump’s apparent invincibility. We should try and understand the emotinal underpinnings of those that we find difficult to rationally speak to … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, Canvassing, gangs, GOP, ICE, immigration/deportation, Religion & tolerance, Travel Ban, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

East Hampton Holocaust Survivor At School Fighting Anti-Semitism

By Lisa Finn, Patch Staff | Feb 14, 2019 7:08 pm ET The superintendent said the goal was to enlighten after some individual students joked about “support and admiration” for Nazism and Hitler.  See East Hampton Patch https://www.facebook.com/v2.10/plugins/like.php?action=like&app_id=521361477908471&channel=https%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2Fr%2Fvy-MhgbfL4v.js%3Fversion%3D44%23cb%3Df1c75da10e2a5cc%26domain%3Dpatch.com%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fpatch.com%252Ffc29b2407a9b1%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=1080&href=https%3A%2F%2Fpatch.com%2Fnew-york%2Feasthampton%2Feast-hampton-holocaust-survivor-school-fighting-anti-semitism&layout=button_count&locale=en_US&sdk=joey&share=true   Photos … Continue reading

Posted in immigration/deportation, Religion & tolerance, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Racist Dog Whistle from Lee Zeldin

The Huffington Post reports: GOP Congressman Spent His Week Harassing a Muslim Colleague On Twitter! “Rep. Lee Zeldin’s Twitter attack against Rep. Ilhan Omar is a classic racist dog whistle.”   Rep. Ilhan Omar’s opponents have looked for every opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, Congress, GOP, long island, Religion & tolerance, Uncategorized, Women, Zeldin | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Anti-Semitism never goes away, but it really flares up with a truth-attacking nationalist in the White House

Submitted by Steve Ludsin: Letter published in the Los Angeles Times NOV 14, 2018 | 4:00 AM    People hold up placards during a demonstration in London organized by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism on April 8. (Tolga Akmen / AFP/Getty Images)   … Continue reading

Posted in israel, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

History can Repeat Itself

Letter published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette October 30, 2018, by Steve Ludsin (East Hampton, NY): History can repeat itself “Dispatch From Squirrel Hill: Dread in a Peaceful Place” by David M. Shribman (Oct. 27) was moving and eloquent. The sadness of … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, israel, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trump’s Use of ‘Nationalist’

LTE in the New York Times from my neighbor (!) A reader says the president is “rolling out the dog whistles.”  Oct. 25, 2018   CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times To the Editor: “‘You Know What I Am? I’m a … Continue reading

Posted in Fake News, first amendment, GOP, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Trickle Down Hate Crimes

Devastatingly awful. The rise of hate crimes & Trump’s vitriol are not independent or coincidental. It’s not the media, it starts in the oval office and trickles down. Trump (and his minions) ↓ VITRIOL HATE direct INSTRUCTIONS for violence ↓ … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, Civil Rights, Congress, GOP, Guns, NRA, perry gershon, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bolton War(s)?

It is unambiguous!  Any war ensuing due to the Bolton appointment can now be squarely  blamed on Zeldin and his fellow Republicans  who have endorsed Bolton for National Security Adviser. The reations from different law makers were recently reported in … Continue reading

Posted in GOP, Iran, israel, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized, war, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Dark Side of SOTU

Yoda, we need you! So perhaps you think that President Trump’s State of the Union was ‘presidential’ and his speach reached across the isle?  If so, you would be joining a majority of viewers according to some polls. But here … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, Congress, DACA, DOJ, Fake News, Religion & tolerance, Russian connection, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Zeldin’s Friend Steve Bannon

You Are the Company You Keep!  “Personal branding is the name of the game these days, and in our age of radical transparency it is informed not just by how you present yourself but also by the people you associate … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, Civil Rights, Fake News, first amendment, immigration/deportation, Religion & tolerance, Russian connection, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Feel powerless? Here is something that will save a life, save a family.

DECEMBER 20, 2017 If you’re an attorney, law student, or fluent in English and another language, please consider volunteering with the Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative. Just one week of your time could help save a life. If you’re unable to … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, immigration/deportation, Judiciary, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Keep Bannon out of New York

This demonstration is tomorrow Thursday on Park Ave and 47th in front of the offices of Wayne Berman, one of the hosts of Zeldin’s fundraiser with Bannon.   The location may change in the last minute – keep checking this Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in bigotry, GOP, Peter King, Religion & tolerance, Trump, Uncategorized, Zeldin | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment