Colors: Cyan Color

Pink or blue or rainbow?

This is not a question about colors. It’s a matter of a type of self-indulgent behavior that is becoming annoyingly – and occasionally dangerously – common in US culture, related to gender identity.

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis — decries the recent decision by Israel’s Supreme Court accepting Reform and Conservative conversions performed in Israel as a polarizing decision that serves to further divide the Jewish people. Israel’s Supreme Court has no religious standing and therefore no right to make a religious decision. When Israel’s court system makes Jewish status decisions that will be recognized by only a portion of the Jewish people, it contradicts sacred tradition and divides the Jewish people. This is bad for Israel, bad for the Jewish people, and bad for the would-be-converts confused about their religious status.

The annual gathering of Conservatives from around the country, CPAC, occurred this past week, and as usual, the trained eyes of the Left eagerly searched for weaknesses to exploit.  For a Party that thrives on conspiracy theories, this latest one is a doozy.  The story around CPAC is that the stage was deliberately designed to look like an obscure Nazi symbol no one has ever heard of.

I can assure you that the president...is not looking to the last presidency as the model for his foreign policy moving forward.” Jen Psaki, White House Press Secretary, said this in response to a tariff question, but it is indicative of the Biden administrations defining policy principle: Anything Trump did, reverse it.