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May 19th, 2020 - 1:14 am § in Jews, Misc.

A Jewish Thought on Malcom’s Birthday

Ru Man   When I was a kid, the first book I read that I couldn’t put down was the “Autobiography of Malcolm X.” I loved it so much that I read it twice. Years later as a junior or senior in high school, I came to realize that the reason why a white Jewish kid […][...]

April 9th, 2020 - 10:53 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Jews, Racism

Thom Gunn: Why the Jews?

Thom Gunn .. from Facebook It sure is the 64 dollar question…Excuse me everyone, one of my phantasies is a stud farm mixing Jews and Blacks, each one has in spades what the other lacks in clubs. And both have soul. By any measure, Jews are the brainiacs of the world and Blacks are the [&hellip[...]

April 8th, 2020 - 1:39 am § in Jews, Misc.

Passover: When eating bread on Passover was a holy obligation

Passover in Bergen Belsen 1944 : Prayer for Eating Chametz.   Before eating Chametz say the following with intent & devotion: Our Father in Heaven! It is known to You that we desire to fulfill Your will and observe the Passover holiday by eating Matzah and safeguarding against Chametz. Bu[...]

March 29th, 2020 - 7:57 am § in Jews

Sunday Revelation: San Francisco to Ban Male Jews, Will Not Solve Budget Crisis

Lloyd Schofield, and his supporters, have until April 26 to gather 7,200 valid signatures to ban male circumcision under age 18. Their website is www.sfmgmbill.org. The measure would make it “unlawful to … to circumcise, excise, cut, or mutilate the whole or any part of the foreskin, testicl[...]

March 15th, 2020 - 1:31 am § in Christianity, Jews

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Is Zuck a Christian?

This text appeared on FB so I hit translate: כי בחרתי בו, בכדי שהוא יכוון את ילדיו ובני ביתו אחריו לשמור את דרך יהוה על ידי עשייתו הנכונה והצודקת, כדי שיביא לאברהם את אשר הבטיח לו. ” So, w[...]

March 7th, 2020 - 1:17 am § in Jews

AMAZON HAS EATEN THE JEWISH BOOK STORE

If J. Levine Books & Judaica cannot survive the retail revolution, what can? The Manhattan shop, founded in 1890 in Vilkomir, Lithuania, moved to New York City in 1905.  The store sold more than books, though books are a lot more than just chopped liver. Like similar stores wherever Jews have [...]

March 3rd, 2020 - 1:01 am § in Jews, Misc.

Where did the renaissance come from?

Answer. There was no renaissance.  The sparks that enlightened Europe came from the Muslim world.[...]

February 26th, 2020 - 11:05 pm § in Christianity, Jews

I try, perhaps with a bit of sarcasm, to post facts. Bernie strikes me as a prophet but prophets make lousy kings!

Bernie and I are Jewish. Our history has a lesson for this campaign In Judaism, the “bible” Christians use is just a collection of our history books. My Christian friends should go back and read about our Judges and Kings. Read also about the נביאים .. the prophets.  Isaiah, Jerem[...]

February 10th, 2020 - 5:44 pm § in Hypocrisy, Jews

No, I am neither Dem nor Rep

 I am neither a democrat or a republican. I base my politics on the ideals and ideas of two Americans .. Jefferson and King. They defined .. for me .. America in terms of opportunity.  I judge political ideas by whether they promote equal opportunity for Americans but also for all humans. I also u[...]

February 8th, 2020 - 11:22 am § in Christianity, Jews

No, the “hebrew bible” is not the Jewish bible.

Christians like to see their translation of the Torah and the rest of their selected Jewish writings as the word of Jesus.   Jesus aside, in Judaism there is only one revelation .. the Torah. Whatever you think of the rest of the old Jewish writings collected as the story of our judges, kings, and[...]