Nov 24, I was getting visibly uncomfortable… For several minutes, the museum attendant had been trying to tell a group of tourists in broken English that photos were not allowed. This was not the first time I had encountered something like this but still, it rubbed me the wrong way. After all, cases like these have become more frequent as of late. Year-on-year, the number of visitors continues to rise and the government has set a goal of welcoming 40 million tourists by When it comes to photography, good behavior usually comes down to basic common sense. Japan has some unique rules when it comes to photos and heeding my advice will keep you out of hot water.
Tolerance of antisemitism is complicity in oppression and violence. And it doesn't end with Jewish people. They don't stop until they've also come after black folks, LGBT people, folks with disabilities, and other minorities. Misogyny is also always included in racism. We need to learn the codes, the dog whistles, and remain vigilant