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March 18th, 2016 - 9:58 am § in Misc.

The Shoah: A gift that never ends

Lithuania Church Uses Jewish Headstones as Stairs Lithuania’s chief rabbi urged the country’s Evangelical Reformed Church to remove Jewish headstones being used as stairs to a Vilnius church. FORWARD.COM[...]

March 18th, 2016 - 8:33 am § in Jefferson, Misc., UW

The Hypocrisy of the AAUP Listserv

Tomorrow they will be gone! Academics read. Most citizens associate  academics with free expression, reading and discussing what has been written by colleagues from  a day ago or even a year ago. Many citizens also worry that speech on campus is censored, not by the right but by the left.   [...]

March 18th, 2016 - 1:17 am § in Misc.

An antisemetic screed … rejecting the myth that Jews are white

Jews Are Not White Rabbi Gil Steinlauf is leading an important development in American race relations, the steady drift of Jews away from publicly identifying as “White.” The history of Judaism and Whiteness in America is a complicated one, and Steinlauf’s hackneyed historiography is far from [...]