Monthly Archives: June 2020

What To Do With Jewish Studies Letter on Annexation & Apartheid

Yes, I can anticipate the jokes and jibes, friendly and unfriendly, but….. Here’s what you can do with the Jewish Studies Letter on Annexation and Apartheid. This is the main site: Letter Against Annexation & Apartheid in Israel. –Promote on … Continue reading

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(International Law Professors) Letter against Annexation of the West Bank

A letter addressed to Israeli government leadership by a long list of international law scholars against annexation of West Bank territories. Scroll down for the English. I’m also posting a PDF here [[H/t Nathaniel Berman]] 10.6.2020   לכבוד: חבר הכנסת … Continue reading

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Jewish Studies Letter Against Annexation & Apartheid in Israel

The serious talk in Israel about annexation represents a historical inflection point that will negatively affect us all in our professional and personal lives. Please consider signing this open letter from Jewish Studies teachers and professors in North America, Israel, … Continue reading

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Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitch on Philosophy of Halakhah

Liberal Orthodoxy —Alan Brill on Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitch on the Philosophy of Halakhah, ethics, Maimonides, religious pluralism, religion and state with references to and links to primary sources.

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Black Lives Matter in Yiddish בלעק לײַװס מעטער

Deciding not to translate is the most Yiddish thing to do. Kudos to Anthony Russel and Jewish Current for this piece here cutting to a core, here about translating BLM into Yiddish and the attempt “to touch Blackness from inside … Continue reading

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Law/Annexation/Apartheid in Israel (Michael Sfard & Nathaniel Berman)

Against the view on the left that de jure, as opposed to de facto, annexation will only reveal the true mask of the regime and won’t make a difference in terms of direct legal-jurisdictional and social impacts on Palestinian lives … Continue reading

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Trump + Bible + Sarah Cooper + Tic Toc

Watch here and God bless Sarah Cooper How to bible pic.twitter.com/Kib5lTdlRt — Sarah Cooper (@sarahcpr) June 3, 2020   But this might be just as good if not better parody: Trump’s Press Secretary trying to quote “I Have a Dream” … Continue reading

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Antifa in Jewish Palestine (circa 1934)

(h/t Edo Konrad & Brat Skoff (?) on Twitter at @edokonrad and @brat_skoff) This Antifa is not what some of you might think it is or want it to be. It’s from Jewish Palestine circa 1934, a bi-national Zionist organization, … Continue reading

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(Trump) How Not To Hold A Bible (Habitus & Hexis)

(h/t Jim Watts and Iconic Books and to @drnelk at Twitter) Arguably, in these United States, a good president needs to know how to handle a Bible. President Trump is not a good president. With him, the Bible has no … Continue reading

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Trump Fuck (Graffiti)

 

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