Tag Archives: Jewish

Three Jews, two opinions

This is an intra-community type post about the NYC Women’s events Jan. 19, 2019: a Women’s March Inc. “Unity Rally” downtown and the Women’s March Alliance march uptown. It’s also only one side of an argument among three people. Two … Continue reading

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The upside of Otherness

I really relate to this story out of small-town Alabama. I was a little more insulated in much-bigger Atlanta, and there were a lot more of us, but a lot of these interactions and feelings are extremely familiar. It’s a … Continue reading

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Rightwing “pro-Israel” advocates mostly are not, actually.

[Post in progress… this is a placeholder because I need to develop this further when I get a chance, but it’s worth including this iceberg-tip here.] It’s essential to stay constantly aware that “pro Israel” right-wing U.S. policies have NOTHING … Continue reading

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The irony of religious zealots dismissing each other’s particular evangelism

Cognitive dissonance and cultural identity whiplash: Passageway in the verrrry busy Times Square subway station. I pass a guy wearing kippah and tallit, standing next to a sign describing the principles of “Messianic Judaism” — which is actually a fringe … Continue reading

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Tourist Business Time Begins — Sunday/Monday — Paris 2015

On Sunday, the jet lag hit us a little and we slept in until almost noon. My only goal for the day was getting to the weekly outdoor lindyhop event on a quai next to the Seine by 4pm-ish. Taking … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur thoughts 2014

Today is Yom Kippur and it’s almost over. Sunset is coming and I haven’t eaten in a full 24 hours. Please judge this spontaneous essay with appropriate compassion. Some of you are Jewish and/or have known me a long time, … Continue reading

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L’Shanah Tovah!!

“Best Rosh Hashanah Video Ever” indeed… I can’t even express how much I love this fierce bitch.  

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