Monthly Archives: December 2018

(AJS) The Party (2018)

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Digital Judaism (Lex Rofeberg)

I really liked this piece which I found here online about digital Judasim and Lex has given me kind permission to post it in full here. Lex is a rabbinical student at ALEPH, about which you can find more here. … Continue reading

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Central NY Religious Studies Consortium (And The Study of Modern Judaism

At a time when study in the Humanities is under pressure by strong social headwinds, the Central New York Religious Studies Consortium has now been finally finalized. Formed on the basis of a grouping of courtesy appointments at the Department … Continue reading

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My Great-Grandfather Wasn’t a Bundist (Rokhl Kafrissen)

As the eight days of Hanukah draw to their final close, it’s an apropos time to think about the hagiography of heroes and militants in modern Jewish culture.  I’m posting this link which you can read here by Rokhl Kafrissen … Continue reading

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(Jews Are A Minority Everywhere) Edward Said Worried About A One State Solution

I wrote this and it appeared in published form a number of years back. I am returning now to my digest of this old interview with Edward Said now that people are talking, for the moment, about a Free Palestine … Continue reading

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Do Gentile Progressives Not Understand That “Free Palestine From the River to the Sea” Means No Israel?

Gentile and Jewish anti-Zionists, about the specious claim that “From the River to the Sea” does not actually mean the elimination of Israel, can we at least have an honest disagreement? A quick Google image search here for “from the … Continue reading

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(Black Christian Religion) Letter from a Region in My Mind (James Baldwin)

The 1946 photo of James Baldwin is by Richard Avedon, which makes me wonder if Baldwin was already that famous that early on. It accompanies and this piece which you can read here. It was republished in this week’s New … Continue reading

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