Director's Blog

New dimensions in Globalization and the COVID-19

The XXI Century so far has been characterized, among other things, by a drive to Globalization. But that process took place (and is taking place) in several different areas of Human activity.

Economic Globalization has been progressing apace. A Global distribution of labor, based on market …

Individualism and social responsibility

One of the great social revolutions in the history of Humanity was, without a doubt, what we call in Jewish history the Emancipation, and corresponds in general history to the period between the end of the XVIII and beginning of the XIX Century when the old bonds between Feudal lord and Serf…

On fallen statues and the future

During recent protests agains Racism, a number of demonstrators took to toppling statues of people they deemed racist, as a way of making their point known. While I understand the anger and frustration of these demonstrators, I cannot understand - nor condone - this particular behavior... he…

Martin Luther King Jr and the Jews

I keep hearing lately all these comments about how Martin Luther King was against Zionism and supported the Palestinians. All these comments are done in the name of "Intersectionality", which is the assumption that all oppressed people (be it by gender, race, national origin, etc) share a co…

Minneapolis and the Jewish twist

The death of George Floyd at the hands of Police Officer Derek Chauvin, and the more recent arrest of three other police officers as accessories has triggered demonstrations, violence and looting all over the country. Can we make sense of it? Maybe. If we first separate de disparate elements…