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Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 9M ago

New York Society for General Semantics

So, back in January, I became president of the New York Society for General Semantics. And...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 9M ago

The Lifelong Learning Community

Back when I started this blog in 2007, one of my earliest post was entitled The Fragile Community, which was about a book co-authored by my friend, the distinguished communication scholar, L...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 10M ago

The Angel of Death and the Choice of Life

Here's my latest op-ed to appear in the Jewish Standard, published in the April 22nd edition of the weekly paper. Published just in time for Passover, it's a reflection on the significance o...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 10M ago

Space Travel and Religion

The March 18th issue of the Jewish Standard carried a feature article that I played a part...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 11M ago

Happy Purim!

Tomorrow evening is the holiday of Purim, a minor holiday on the Hebrew calendar, often described as the Jewish mardi gras. I wrote about it in a previous post, My Purim Spiel, so you can re...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 11M ago

Sanders and the Yiddish Speaking Socialists

In my previous post, Grandpa Bernie and the Millennials, I made reference to another Sanders, Edward Sanders, no relation to Bernie, and not to be confused with the English movie star. The E...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 11M ago

Grandpa Bernie and the Millennials

So, my most recent op-ed for the Jewish Standard came out on February 12th, under the title of Zayde for President, the link again going to the posting on my Times of Israel/Jewish Standard ...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 1Y ago

From Bunker to Trump (via Reagan)

So, last month I was contacted by Stephen Nessen of WNYC, a New York public radio station, and asked to comment on the parallels and similarities between Donald Trump and Archie Bunker. And ...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 1Y ago

Musings on Jewish Identity at Christmastime

So, I wrote another op-ed for the Jewish Standard, which was published this past Friday, December 18th. It's timely, as you might gather from the title, Musings on Jewish Identity at Christm...
Lance Strate's Blog Time Passing · 1Y ago

Fatal Amusements

So, back to Villanova again, this time to note that one of my obligations as this year's Harron Family Endowed Chair was to deliver a public lecture. Of course, you knew that from my previou...