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Arthur Willner is a trial and appellate attorney in Los Angeles handling campus First Amendment and due process cases.
Beryl Wajsman is editor-in-chief of The Suburban Newspaper Group and founder and president of the Institute for Public Affairs of Montreal, a national advocacy organization. For four years he was the host of the critically acclaimed “Last Angry Man” newsmagazine on Corus Radio. Mr. Wajsman is a recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award for the promotion of human dignity, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for Community Service, and a Parliamentary Certificate of Recognition for contributions to Canadian democracy.
Bob Zeidman is the creator of the field of software forensics and founder of several high-tech Silicon Valley firms, including
Software Analysis and Forensic Engineering
. His latest venture is
Good Beat Poker
. He is the author of textbooks on engineering and intellectual property as well as screenplays and novels. His latest novel is the political satire
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dumisani Washington is founder and board president of the Institute for Black Solidarity with Israel.
Eric L. Bolves
Eric L. Bolves is an attorney at law and the managing real estate broker with Engel & Voelkers Orlando, Florida. His practice areas include Elder Law, Bankruptcy and Disability. He is frequently appointed by Judges as an Attorney Adlitem in foreclosure cases to represent the interests of heirs and members of the military.
Etya Vasserman Krichmar
Etya Vasserman Krichmar was born in 1954 in Kazakhstan, one of the republics of the former Soviet Union. In 1977, claiming religious discrimination, her spouse, a two-year-old daughter, applied for immigration to the U.S. and were accepted. Now a mother to two children and grandmother of three, Etya is retired and lives in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, with her husband and two miniature dachshunds. She had written and published opinion pieces in the local TC Palm paper.
Irina Tsukerman, Esq., a human rights and national security lawyer dedicated to actionable analysis, is the Editor in Chief of
The Washington Outsider
and President of
Scarab Rising, Inc
James Lindsay is the author of six books, including most recently
How to Have Impossible Conversations
. He is also the founder and president of
, from which this piece is excerpted.
Jason D. Hill
BioJason D. Hill is a professor of philosophy and Honors Distinguished Faculty at DePaul University in Chicago. He is the author of five books, including We Have Overcome: An Immigrant’s Letter to the American People (Bombardier Books, 2018). His latest book is: WHAT DO WHITE AMERICANS OWE BLACK PEOPLE: Racial Justice in the Age of Post-Oppression. (EMANCIPATION BOOKS/Post Hill Press) He specializes in ethics, politics, foreign policy, and moral psychology.
Jason D. Paluch is a Contributing Writer for
White Rose Magazine
Jeremy Elijah Danzig
is an activist for Jewish and indigenous rights. He is a leader in the Youth Cabinet of the Herut Movement in the World Zionist Organization and the former Outreach Coordinator for
StandWithUs San Diego
. He served as a squad commander in a counterterrorism unit of the Israeli Border Police. He has a B.A. in Political Science, Homeland Security, and Public Diplomacy from IDC Herzliya.
Jordi Rozenman recently earned a master’s degree from St. John’s College in their Great Books curriculum, and is currently looking forward to receiving her yoga teacher certification. She is deeply grateful to the students and texts that informed this essay, which was first presented at the national conference of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs. Find more of her work at
Reach and Reason
Joshua David Washington is the Executive Director of the Institute for Black Solidarity with Israel (IBSI), an organization dedicated to strengthening the relationship between Israel, the Jewish people, and people of African descent through education and advocacy. He is also a professional composer and musician with a degree in music composition.
Karen Harradine, an anthropologist and freelance writer, focuses on politics, the culture wars, and anti-Semitism. Born in South Africa, she has lived in Singapore and Canada, and now resides in the UK with her husband.
Karen Lehrman Bloch
King Joe Izimah
King Joe Izimah is a writer, activist, speaker and entrepreneur. As an Igbo, he considers himself an Israelite. And had repeatedly called for the reunification of both houses of Israel. He has written articles on the need for a return to the Igbo culture and religion (Omenana). As an adherent of Omenana culture and Judaism, he has continuously advocated for the resurrection of authentic Omenana amongst the Igbo, who left the religion for Christianity at dawn of colonial British rule.
Laure Levy is a writer, author, filmmaker and life scientist who formerly wrote, and advised government, on health policy. Her award winning film "My Grandmother’s Sitting Room" documents the life and times of her German Jewish family under the Nazis. Currently, she serialises this story, whilst also discussing Tyranny: Past and Present on
Leon Wieseltier is the editor of
and the author of
Leslie Aziz finds joy in being wife to Hap, mom to Jonathan and Emma, and from her treasure of true friends. She has enjoyed reviewing the work of up and coming artist for various regional lifestyle magazines and counts herself as most fortunate being a resident of the Sunshine State.
Lisa Schiffren is political editor of
White Rose Magazine
Dr. Menachem Feuer is a member of the Jewish Studies Faculty at the University of Waterloo. He was previously a member of the Center for Jewish Studies at York University. Feuer has written numerous articles, essays, and book reviews on philosophy, postmodern literature, and post-Holocaust philosophy and literature. He has published in
Modern Fiction Studies
International Studies in Philosophy
Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy
, and in numerous book collections. He was a Senior Editor at the popular literature, art, and culture website Berfrois (
). He is the author of the highly acclaimed blog, Schlemiel Theory (
served in the Israeli Army and is a former police officer with the NYPD. He is currently an attorney and is active with numerous Jewish and pro-Israel organizations. He is the local Advisory Board Chairperson for Stand With Us San Diego and is a National Board Member for Herut North America.
Michael Lumish is a Ph.D. in American History from Pennsylvania State University who has taught at Penn State University, San Francisco State University, and the City College of San Francisco.
Michael Pregent is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. He is a senior Middle East analyst, a former adjunct lecturer for the College of International Security Affairs, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University.
Michael R. Caplan
Michael R. Caplan is a designer, writer, singer, and theatre-maker, and the Director of Michael Caplan’s House of ShAkE, a production company working in print, performance, music, and other media.
Michael Williams is a poet and an aspiring novelist living in Anchorage, Alaska. A convert to Roman Catholicism, his politics are radically egalitarian, which go hand-in-hand with his cultural conservatism. He is quite fond of whiskey, dark beer, and every Asian cuisine he can think of. When not writing or too frequently watching movies, he reads history books, poetry, 19th and early-20th century novels, and devotional works. Convivial to a fault, he spends as much time as he can conversing with his friends and in acquiring new ones. He has previously been published in the Saint Austin Review, the New English Review, and the Catholic Anchor.
Navin Sinha is a Computer Science researcher. His work in Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence coupled with his exploration of Indian Spirituality provided first-hand experience into the ways humans function, from the cognitive to meta-cognitive level. His company, ReInvent, examines how people think, learn, and solve problems. Deeply passionate about the world and how it is being shaped through propaganda and ignorance rather than through truth and wisdom, Navin has endeavored to explore and share the ways our minds respond to what we perceive. His blog series "Behind Pretty Masks" has been widely acknowledged for covering topics with candor and a commitment to truth.
Rabbi Lori Shapiro
Founder of The Open Temple in Venice, CA, Lori’s transdenominational rabbinate was informed by her studies at the American Jewish University, years living in Israel studying within an Orthodox Jewish framework and graduation from both the Academy for Jewish Religion/California (MA Rabbinics and Ordination) as well as the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (MA Jewish Studies). Her work with Open Temple has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, PBSNewsHour, the Jewish Journal amongst others. She and her husband, Dr. Joel Shapiro, live in the Venice (CA) canals with their daughters. Lori is a graduate of Barnard College.
is a novelist, essayist, law professor and Distinguished University Professor at Touro College, where he directs the
Forum on Life, Culture & Society
. He is the
legal analyst for CBS News Radio
. His most recent book is titled “
Saving Free Speech … From Itself
Thomas Banks teaches online at the House of Humane Letters. His poetry, translations, and other writings have appeared in
First Things, Quadrant, Touchstone,
The Imaginative Conservative.