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Marc Erlbaum is a filmmaker and social activist. He is the founder of Common Party (www.thecommonparty.com), a non-political social movement that is working to bring the country back together in these divisive times through the celebration of our overwhelming commonality.

ARTICLES BY: Marc Erlbaum

August 3, 2020 7:49 am

What Does Judaism Have to Offer Seth Rogen?

Seth Rogen doesn’t owe you anything. Rogen is Jewish, but he never claimed to be a spokesman for the Jewish people. He is an actor...

July 17, 2020 1:26 pm

Blacks and Jews Together: Building Ladders Instead of Walls

Recent current events remind me of a beautiful story I heard years ago. A boy was shorter than his younger brother, and it bothered him...

September 22, 2019 4:10 am

Shtisel, Our Flawed ‘Characters,’ and the Day of Judgment

I recently attended an event at which members of the cast of the hit Israeli series Shtisel appeared to talk about the show. The show’s...

August 23, 2017 1:06 pm

Dear White Supremacist: Do You Hate Me?

Dear white supremacist, Do you hate me? I don’t imagine that you consider yourself a hateful person. You don’t think that you are bad or evil. I...


Los Angeles City Council Officially Declares May 12 ‘Anne Frank Day’

JNS.org - The Los Angeles City Council has approved a resolution led by...

Auschwitz Survivor, 98, Wins Simon Wiesenthal Prize for Holocaust Education

JNS.org - A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who became a social...

Orthodox Jewish YU Basketball Player, NBA Prospect Invited to Elite Draft Camp

Ryan Turell, a forward for Yeshiva University men's basketball team The Maccabees, has...


Azovstal Siege Ends as Hundreds of Ukrainian Fighters Surrender

More than 250 Ukrainian fighters have surrendered after weeks holed up in the labyrinth of bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's...


IDF Considers Use of Combat Helicopters in West Bank After Officer Killed i...

The Israeli military is weighing the use of combat helicopters in major operations in the West Bank, after a veteran...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Allies Likely to Lose Parliamentary Majority

Iran-backed Hezbollah and its allies are likely to lose their majority in the Lebanese parliament after Sunday's election, three sources allied to the group said, in a major blow to...


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