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Rabbi Cookie Lea Olshein

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I can't stop thinking about #Charlottesville, and I can't stop thinking about this phrase "alt-right" – or how it is absolutely, inherently wrong.

I can't stop thinking about the interviews of white nationalists who say they are going to do what our president promised and that they are going to be the ones to "take our country back."

And I can't stop thinking that I want to reclaim this phrase.

I want to take our country back from anyone who believes that violence solves problems.

I want to take our country back from fear of "the other."

I want to...

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