Category Archives: uncategorized

After This Year & Its Curses (Shanah Tovah)

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

(Decision Plan) Tikvah Fund & Ethnic Cleansing in Israel

Jewish Studies colleagues along with readers of Tablet Magazine online and the Jewish Review of Books should find of interest this piece by here by JJ Goldberg. The article is about a recent rightwing plan, promoted by one Bezalel Smotrich, … Continue reading

Posted in uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Kitsch and the American Jewish Novel

Last spring after a reading I had the opportunity to ask an important American Jewish writer about kitsch and the American Jewish writer, to which I received an inadequate response complemented later by an icy look-through-you as we passed each … Continue reading

Posted in uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Conservative Christian Feminist & the KKK (Mollie Alma White)

Touching on American religious history and sociology of Christianity, feminism and racism, worth a look is this article by Sharon Otterman in the NYT Metropolitan section (Sunday). It’s about Zaraphath Christian Church, described as the flagship congregation of the Pillar … Continue reading

Posted in uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Bright Sunshine On The Road

This was last week on the way home, south down rt. 81 upstate around Cortland, NY the sun washing through sheets of cloud and scattered rain.  On bright shining radiance, driving through it at high velocity, as the poet has … Continue reading

Posted in uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

(Deleuze) Difference & Repetition Reading Notes and A Few Critical Remarks

Open to your correction and emendation, here’s a rough outline with some added critical notation to Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition. Too important a text to gloss, I decided with this one to go chapter by chapter. My basic understanding was … Continue reading

Posted in uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Black Jewish Prophetic Politics (Workshop)

The Power of the Future. Prophetic Politics between Political Crises and Civil Rights Workshop in New York 13 Sep 2017 – 14 Sep 2017 Venue: Center for Jewish History New York, 15 West 16th Street, New York 10011 (USA) Organized by Nitzan … Continue reading

Posted in uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment