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(Aversion & Affection) Reading for Gender in Rosenzweig

Thank you and kudos to Willi Goetschel and Susan Shapiro for organizing this long awaited special edition of Bamidbar on gender and Rosenzweig. Here is the web address.  Shapiro introduces the edition followed by critical readings by Mara Benjamin, Gesine … Continue reading

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(No Country for Old Women) Gender & Rosenzweig & Jewish Philosophy (Special Edition Bamidbar)

Gender and Jewish Philosophy Edited by Susan Shapiro Bamidbar 4: 2 (2014) (appeared in print, summer 2019)   Susan Shapiro Introduction Mara H. Benjamin Love in the Star? A Feminist Challenge Gesine Palmer „Dying for Love“ – Making Sense of … Continue reading

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(Shas) Religion & State (Israel Elections II 2019)

This election video (h/t Menachem Butler). Say what you want, but there is something genuine and warm in its appeal to the spiritual culture of a community of voters.  

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(Human) Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion (Elections in Israel 2019)

What happens is probably a crap shot, but anyone who wants to know something about the matrix of things in Israel (nationality, ethnicity, and religion) should drop everything and read Yehouda Shenhav’s The Arab Jews. In the meantime, three curious things … Continue reading

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(Triptych) From Dark Floor to Bright Light (Tall Trees Tinker Falls)

I put this little triptych together to get a sense how, with no time to waste to get light, the trees shoot up fast and skinny up the steep canyon walls at Tinker Falls, NY.

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Deer Coming Down The Hill & Crossing the Street (Syracuse)

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Syracuse Backyard Green Hill

(for Adam Black)

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