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I keep quiet about expressing my contrary views for fear of losing my place in my local Jewish community, most especially, other parents.

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Jan 18Liked by Joshua Hoffman

I agree with Miss Hirshorn's comment below; you've earned another annual subscriber. Keep up the good work!

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I was just talking to my sister about this today. The only difference was that we used the word, safe. Jews are feeling too safe here in the US. We should never feel safe. History has proven why.

Great piece.

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Yes! You have raised a truly profound question and challenge for Jewish people, as well as other minority groups in the US and the world. No melting pot for us! And having our own paths and journeys will also enrich the world with our diversity.

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Josh, this is your best piece yet! As a long-time Jewish contrarian (and someone who at least one woke Jewish organization in my city thinks is a pain in the neck) I long for the day when all Jews cast off the yoke of assimilation; develop a moral and spiritual foundation based on Torah law and take only the best - and most useful - from the non-Jewish world while leaving the rest.

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