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Joshua Hammerman

Joshua Hammerman

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

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Are you there, Margaret? It’s me, Bibi

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has had a very bad week, in the midst of a very bad year. He lost Tucker Carlson, one of the world’s most renowned...

27.04.2023 10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Joshua Hammerman

What if Fox News covered the Golden Calf?

This week’s portion of Ki Tisa contains the climactic Golden Calf incident, or, as Tucker Carlson might describe it, “an afternoon tea party. No...

09.03.2023 10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Joshua Hammerman

My annual Super Bowl prediction, using Jewish sources

It should be mentioned up front that I do not endorse excessive gambling, and that past performance is not indicative of future results. That said, my...

10.02.2023 10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Joshua Hammerman

If “He Gets Us,” Does He Get How Offensive His Billion Dollar Ad Campaign Is?

Get ready for a Super Bowl Jesus Blitz that just might put the December Dilemma to shame. The “He Gets Us” ads have been around for several months...

03.02.2023 10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Joshua Hammerman

Flexibility, fluidity and Fauda

Like so many, I am addicted to the Israeli TV series Fauda, now playing internationally on Netflix. The fourth season does not disappoint, unless,...

28.01.2023 20

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Joshua Hammerman

Heschel’s audacity and Hamlin’s injury

A half century ago, American Jewry lost arguably its leading spiritual light. There are others who deserve a spot on that Mount Sinai/Rushmore of...

09.01.2023 10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Joshua Hammerman

Everyone’s a little bit Jew-ish, except George Santos

Among the many false claims made by George Santos in his recent run for Congress was the assertion that  he has Jewish roots, that his...

30.12.2022 20

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Joshua Hammerman

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