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marilyn bernstein
25:26
Shalom Yona! From Marilyn
Sarah Schachter
25:28
Frona is too nice to be vicious! LOL!
Frona Kahn
25:41
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Solange Tajchman
25:47
that is certainly true!
Randi Brenowitz
25:56
Sara, you speak the truth
Linda Henry Goodman
26:50
Friends, if you could turn off your videos, that would be great. It will help the sound.
Jerry Fenske
30:48
good morning from san francisco
Randi Brenowitz
33:09
I am not surprised the Rachel got sponsorship so quickly. We all agree that she is amazing
Erica Sokoloff
34:35
Today to today’s sponsors.
Michael Kaftor
36:31
Look to the bottom left .. it's a female soldier
Jerry Fenske
40:36
M.K.?
scott
40:52
memberof knesset
Ed Grossman
40:53
Member of Kennesset
Lawrence Kaplan
40:54
Member Kenesset
Jerry Fenske
40:58
thanks
Michael Kaftor
41:33
MK Michael Kaftor
Jerry Fenske
43:50
new arrivals please switch off your cameras. It improves audio for all of us
Kitty Hoffman
46:39
Let’s not forget that Poland had the largest Jewish population in Europe pre-Shoah (and included Ukraine at that time). It was a parliamentary democracy — with Jewish members.
Lawrence Kaplan
47:45
Not really. By the 1930s it had de facto become an authoritarian state.
Kitty Hoffman
50:25
Well some might say that about the US right now … but Poland remained a parliamentary democracy, and its Jews were not unfamiliar with parliamentary democracy
Lawrence Kaplan
51:52
US is not that great, but still no comparison. In Poland there was an official boycott of Jewish businesses, among other things.
rachel amaru
52:14
also important to put in context the timeframe… and how many Jews were in fact drawn to communism and the “best” of its principles… and then the move to socialism (Kibbutzim, etc) -
Jon Tepper in Tucson
54:18
can someone tell me the link to donate to support the June classes? I don't see it on the top page at rachelkorazim.com
Karin Adelman
55:03
Send her an email korazim@gmail.com
Kitty Hoffman
56:45
The subject is not whether there was antisemitism in Poland. The subject was whether Jews from Europe were strangers to Parliamentary democracy. Many were not, and even in E. Europe had lived under that kind of government.
Jon Tepper in Tucson
56:46
thanks for the PayPal address!
Michael Kaftor
57:54
WHY DON'T WE SEE TOUBI'S OWN WORDS AND LET US JUDGE????????
Kitty Hoffman
58:21
Also, there is a very long tradition in Europe of members of communist parties sitting in democratic parliaments.
Andrea Katz
01:01:41
I don't think the issue is Toubi's words but his right to say them. Our present MK's have forgotten this big time.
Jerry Fenske
01:01:57
agreed
Lawrence Kaplan
01:02:43
In the US Constitution it also doesn't state that the US is a democracy.
Michael Kaftor
01:10:17
NOOOO .. ONE CANNOT SAY ANYTHING THEY WANT IN THE US CONGRESS .. NOR IN THE KNESET!
stanleykay
01:11:27
Michael- I think that was in the more polite past!
Michael Kaftor
01:18:02
No unless witness .. should read, "There is no softness nor weakness"
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:18:24
I can't help but be reminded of the deportation of children from US detention centers less than an hour's drive from where I sit attending this class.
Kitty Hoffman
01:18:32
Parliamentary democracy can be pretty darn raucous — take a look at the British House of Commons debates, and even the more ‘polite’ Canadian parliament
Lawrence Kaplan
01:19:09
Jon: You are not the only one to whom this occurred.
Solange Tajchman
01:19:32
Jon, I was thinking about the same thing when Alterman mentioned the tearing children from their mothers’ arms
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:19:56
It's good to know I'm not the only one.
Ruth Kaplan
01:20:04
Yes. And families continue to be separated in the US. A young father who has never met his 4 month old child is in detention in Adelanto.
rachel amaru
01:21:58
Detention center in Denver is not a pretty picture either. Incredibly sad.
Ruth Kaplan
01:22:53
Yes . . .
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:25:03
yes, I've supported No Mas Muertes for years. They are saving lives by caching water in the desert on the US side of the border, helping to save lives. Tragically, a few hundred die of dehydration each year. Their dessicated bodies are sometimes found months or years Yates.,
Kitty Hoffman
01:26:30
The communists in Israel — Jewish and Arab — were still Stalinist at this time
Lawrence Kaplan
01:27:11
They all cried when "Papa' Stalin died.
Lawrence Kaplan
01:28:35
In a short while Beria will be executed and become a no\n-person.
Lawrence Kaplan
01:29:59
I missed the name.
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:31:01
that should read 'Dulles' not Dallas. He was Eisenhower's Secy. of State, and no friend of Israel. in general, the State Dept. sided with the oil-rich Arab states in the 1950s, for economic reasons.
Solange Tajchman
01:33:14
I missed the name of the writer as well
Elizabeth
01:33:36
Moshe Negbi?
Mj Levison
01:35:39
today there is another American on the Supreme Court. a yeshivah of flatbushgraduate
Mj Levison
01:37:40
Neal Handel
Deb Solo
01:39:23
Tom please mute
Frona Kahn
01:39:38
i muted him
Frona Kahn
01:39:53
thanks, Deb!!
Rabbi Jessica Spitalnic Mates
01:40:59
Our guest on Wednesday was not part of the capture - he declassified the capture info - thanks
Ofer Agam
01:41:18
maybe he has a problem
annabellindenbaum
01:41:20
Thank you Rachel for one more wonderful presentation.
Tova Shimon
01:41:27
Thank you Rachel and All.
Elisabeth Shapiro’s iPad
01:41:29
An exceptional session. Thank you so very much!
Ruth Kaplan
01:41:37
Thank you, Rachel!
Frona Kahn
01:41:39
fascinating!
Rena Orenstein
01:41:43
Thanks so much!
Violet
01:41:58
Very illuminating!
Harriet Wolpoff
01:41:58
So much to think about. todah rabah Rachel!
Harriet Wolpoff
01:42:14
Stuart--thank you as always for elevating our readings.
Michael Kaftor
01:43:40
Can I get a copy of your hard drive?
Michael Kaftor
01:44:14
Rachel .. can I get a copy of your hard drive?
stanleykay
01:47:15
Louisville has long had a very important and active Jewish community. My dear cousin worked on juvenile justice and other matters long ago when a certain Senator was actually a vey different person, if you get my drift!
Paula J
01:49:20
Rachel, thank you for a fascinating class!
stanleykay
01:50:27
Kitty- are decisions in Canada overturned as they are here when the political make up of court changes as happening now in US?
Sheri Morrison
01:51:17
Yes, in U.S. there is (supposed to be) a clear separation of “church” and state.
stanleykay
01:52:37
Sheri- it’s quite clear a large segment of population does not believe in the separation and it is getting diminished. We must try to remain vigilant!
Sheri Morrison
01:53:43
Stanley, I agree. It’s of concern to see the court chipping away at previous rulings that upheld this separation.
stanleykay
01:54:21
How often do we hear it is a “Christian country?” And while some denominations believe in the separation, many do not.
Sheri Morrison
01:54:37
Yes.
Linda Henry Goodman
01:55:10
Come with me to Brooklyn/Queens (Mt Carmel Cemetery) and I will take you to see the grave of Abraham Kahan, z"l, the founder of the Forwards.... And, his cohorts as well.
Sheri Morrison
01:55:19
Yes Suzanne, a lot of us are very scared by what’s happening.
stanleykay
01:55:32
Suzanne- you are so right, you are far from alone!!!!
Lawrence Kaplan
01:56:02
Trick in US is to balance separation of Church and State with religious accommodation.
Heather Silverman
01:56:13
Right you are to sow the similarities. Very concerning to me as well
Sheri Morrison
01:56:27
Yes, that’s the challenge - to find the balance.
Marion Stein
01:56:37
This was truly an eyeopener. I am learning SO MUCH in your classes.
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:59:48
thanks again, Rachel for teaching us. another great class!
Lawrence Kaplan
02:02:42
Didn't Ben Gurion praise Al Zot.
Sheri Morrison
02:03:31
Please translate bitachon
Lawrence Kaplan
02:04:51
Great Class. I was not aware of this trial and learned a great deal. Your placing it in context was wonderful.
Linda Henry Goodman
02:06:25
Thanks everyone. See you tomorrow.
paulaapsell
02:06:32
Thank you, Rachel. Such a wonderful class. Paula
Paula J
02:06:48
Thank you. See you tomoorrow
gila
02:06:51
Thank you!
gavrielle
02:07:18
Thank you, Rachel. I always learn so much in your class.