Monthly Archives: December 2014

Subjects & Nature: Husserl or Heidegger

Unlike Husserl, Heidegger wants to get back to the elemental originality of mere thingness of sensation without the theoretical mediating force of the imagination. This means that the subject disappears into the object, i.e. into the world, into time, into … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Elephants

Strange objects, a Hanukkah elephant.  

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Killer Cops & Cop Killer — the Social Fabric is Black & Blue

As citizens, we all owe it to each other to get this right. It’s appalling for conservative pundits to argue that mostly civil protests had anything to do with the murder of the two NYPD officers yesterday. But blanket condemnations … Continue reading

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AJS 2014 Baltimore (Harry Evans Jr.)

        Held this year in Baltimore, the annual conference of the Association for Jewish Studies was splashed in blue, orange, ochre, and green. The image of the Lloyd Street Synagogue and Congregation (?) Bnai Israel on the … Continue reading

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אני מאמין באמונה שלמה בביאת המשיח

“I believe with perfect faith in the coming of the Messiah and though he may tarry, nevertheless I await his coming every day.” Goodbye Hilton Baltimore.

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Baby Jesus (Still Stuck at the Baltimore Hilton)

It seems that UPS truck that was supposed to deliver his car keys this morning never got unloaded. The Holy Mother has offered to take the train down from New York with the alternative spare key. But what if something … Continue reading

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נס גדול היה שם

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(Slowly Dying) Hotel Lobby

Stuck in the limbo of a hotel lobby, listening to Christmas music while waiting all day for a UPS package that never came with the spare car key to get me out of Baltimore. Against whom have I sinned? Against … Continue reading

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Bourgeois Hannukah –Living Room Judaism

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We Can’t Breathe Bird Library (Syracuse)

I took these pictures from the protest at Syracuse University last Monday. I joined up a little late after the protesters, mostly students and local activists, had left Hendricks Chapel to Bird Library before going down off the hill on … Continue reading

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