Monthly Archives: June 2017

Jay Z, Jews, and “All the Property” (Financial Independence) (4:44)

Intent on inverting Marx’s dictum on Judaism and the religion of money, on the one hand, Jay Z seems to think it’s actually a good thing that Jews “own all the property,” recommending capital as a model of financial independence … Continue reading

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Peace or Pluralism? Which Would You Choose?

Something for my friends and I to ponder on the Jewish left, especially those of us who have insisted that the abuse handed out to liberal Judaism and world Jewry at the hands of the Netanyahu government backed up by … Continue reading

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Western Wall Fetish Object

Just a quick note on the Western Wall fiasco in the wake of Netanyahu’s suspending plans to create an egalitarian prayer space there. Parts of the Jewish left are claiming that the fight over access to the Western Wall, this … Continue reading

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(2 Comments) Dyke March Statement on Zionism

Here are two comments regarding the Dyke March statement defending the action to give Jewish Pride the boot. You can read the complete statement here [1] Laura Grauer and Wider Bridge have caught a lot of flak, as if supporting LGBT … Continue reading

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(Dyke March) No Public Judaism (Ellie Otra)

About public Judaism and being Jewish in public, I’m posting the statement by Ellie Otra, one of the women kicked off Dyke March in Chicago for carrying a Jewish Pride flag. Personal and to the point, the statement appeared on … Continue reading

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Exclusionary Imperatives (Ailing American Judaism Today)

I was going to write about the JTS statement on intermarriage (and still will). Then came the kerfuffle relating to leaders at the small Dyke March (some 1000 to 2000 people) demanding that (3) Jews with a Star of David … Continue reading

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(Pink) Statue of Liberty (Sundown)

The other night viewed from Red Hook. The massive sky turned the water into bright, dark pink

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