Monthly Archives: November 2016

Nazis Endorse Trump Administration Picks

By the 614th commandment, Jewish philosopher Emil Fackenheim meant, in part, the imperative to remember. Every endorsement by the Nazi-KKK alt-right must be hung around Trump’s head and the people who support him, especially on those who support him from … Continue reading

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(On History & Anti-Semitism) Jewish Studies Professoriate Weighs in on Trump

This statement was organized by David Biale and so many others. Anyone who’s anyone across the field of Jewish Studies signed on; others of us found out about it too late to be able to get on the list. Kudos … Continue reading

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Make Halakhah Great Again

  The sudden appearance of something new can be gut-wrenching

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Donald Trump Is A Cyborg (Donna Haraway)

As a creature that marks the “breakdown of clean distinctions between organism and machine,” the cyborg was theorized by Dona Harraway as a way out of the dualistic antinomies of our late capitalism moment. One could just as well argue … Continue reading

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Mourning in America (Donald Trump Tweeter Insults)

A mass of words, visually represented. This list appeared originally at the New York Times. It was blown up and put on a storefront-gallery window somewhere in Chelsea on 10th Avenue.

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Make Israel Great Again (Trump)

(from cousin Tamar Cohen in Tel Aviv)

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President-Elect TRUMP Anti-Semitism

It’s already started, Jewish supporters of Trump trying to walk back the Trump anti-Semitism. So I’m going to post a list.A lot of what appears below is from this op-ed by Dana Milbank. If anyone wants to add , please … Continue reading

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Fall Colors (Highline)

Impossible to describe, I  was still feeling light and hopeful up on the Highline, all decked out for fall, the day before the elections. The  beautiful dying growth has been pressed up and down into a narrow physical place threading … Continue reading

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(Lost and Adrift) Sleepwalker (Tony Matelli)

Even as we now speak, Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker  (2014) is making his way up and down the Highline as part of a group show. I passed him by without even noticing, and then turned, startled. I saw him the day … Continue reading

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(Flag) America (Upside Down)

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