Monthly Archives: January 2022

Key Terms Towards a Definition of Antisemitism (Gavin Langmuir)

While I do not think they pan out in as neat a historiographical way as he thought, these finely tuned typological distinctions offered by Gavin Langmuir suss out assertions of in-group animus for outgroups. Langmuir makes these distinctions about intergroup … Continue reading

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סאלו ברון טעה

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(Birthday) JPP is 10 Years Old

At some point around or a bit before the summer, I stopped writing here about “actual” things like politics, Covid, and Israel. There was more I am wanting to say about the “reality” or “surreality” of religion, animism, God, and … Continue reading

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Arabic-Yiddish Phrasebook (1918)

From Twitter, Eitan Nechin@Etanetan23·Jan 5 Arabic-Yiddish phrasebook, New York 1918. During World War I, thousands of Jews fought with the British Army in Palestine against the Ottomans. To help them get around, Getzl Zelikovitz, editor of the NY Yiddish newspaper … Continue reading

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