In the News……
Written by Brenda Gazzar for the Los Angeles Daily News
President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East over the past few days and his meeting with the pope today are opportunities for healing amid his contentious positions on immigration and Muslims, according to some Southern California-area religious leaders…read more
Written By Brenda Gazzar for the Los Angeles Daily News on April 14, 2017
PAN PACIFIC PARK >> Holocaust survivor Albert Rosa was surprised to learn that the chief White House spokesman said recently that even Adolf Hitler “didn’t sink to using chemical weapons” or use gas on his own people the same way the current Syrian president did…read more
Jews’ Political Split is Sharpened After Trump Win, UN’s Israel resolution
Written By Brenda Gazzar for the Los Angeles Daily News on January 7, 2017
For Larry Greenfield, the Obama administration’s vote to abstain rather than veto the United Nations resolution condemning Israeli settlements last month was a final “stab in the back” for Israel — and further proof that President elect-Donald Trump would be more pro-Israel than his predecessor.
When Politics Creates Hate: Anti-Semitism in America
Written By Steven Windmueller for theWindReport.com on October 20, 2016
The Anti-Defamation League has just released a task force study examining (ADL Task Force Issues Report Detailing Widespread Anti-Semitic Harassment of Journalists on Twitter During 2016 Campaign) a year long study of the rise in anti-Semitic messages directed at Jewish reporters and spread across social media.
On this page you will find interviews of Dr. Steven Windmueller and articles where he is mentioned.
Shimon Peres Is Remembered in LA’s Jewish Community
Written By Charlotte Scott for USC Annenberg Media on September 28, 2016
The death of 93-year-old Shimon Peres, former Israeli statesman and Nobel Peace Prize winner, prompted fond memories of his legacy among the Jewish community in Los Angeles and around the world.
Peres, who died Wednesday, was one of Israel’s most powerful and defining political figures. He held almost every position in the Israeli cabinet, from president to minister of defense, and served three times as prime minister.…read more
Written by Eitan Arom for the Jewish Journal on August 24, 2016
In August 2015, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) asked 1,030 American Jews to name their favored candidate in the following year’s presidential primaries. Hillary Clinton was the clear winner with 39.7 percent, followed by Bernie Sanders with 17.8 percent. Donald Trump came in third with 10.2 percent, more than any of the other nine Republicans named.…read more
Written by Julie Zauzmer for the Washington Post on July 14, 2016
Joost Oppenheim came into the world stateless.
He had no choice: Born in the Netherlands to refugees from Nazi Germany, both the country of his birth and the country of his ancestry refused him citizenship.
Eighty-one years later, Oppenheim and his family have a choice, but the decision is so wrenching that it has left relatives across three generations arguing about the ethics of identity….read more
Written By Lars Gesing for Deutsche Welle on April 18, 2016
Those who run for US president are expected to pledge their support for Israel. Republican candidates, especially, go all out. Are they doing it to win support from Jewish voters? Humbug, finds Lars Gesing in Washington.…read more
Written By Alina Dain Sharon for the Jewish News Service on April 18, 2016
When it comes to projecting the Jewish vote in 2016, understanding demographics might lend some semblance of sanity to an election that most observers would compare to a roller coaster ride.…read more
Written By Julie Zausmer for The Washington Post on March 8, 2016
On Sunday night, Sen. Bernie Sanders said onstage in a Democratic debate, “I am very proud of being Jewish. Being Jewish is so much of what I am.”
Written by Eitan Arom for the Jewish News Service on January 15, 2016
Conservative Judaism has always had something akin to middle child syndrome: squeezed on both sides by the Orthodox and Reform movements. But lately, its identity crisis has become acute.…read more