Category Archives: on words

On Politics

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. Pericles

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What I owe my ancestors, and my sons

I’m going to let you all in on a secret. I don’t fast, not during the Fast of Tammuz, or even on Yom Kippur. I know a shanda-right? …who do I think I am, not to repent sins and misdeeds; … Continue reading

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Freedom and the Laws of Nature and Nature’s God

When I hear political candidates rail against the the beauty of the US Constitution, it reminds me that in every generation we are warned, “they will rise up to kill you,” There are always those that wish to take from … Continue reading

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Update: Antisemitism is now cool

If you have been following the latest in the Adventures in Antisemitism in the US Congress, you will know that Rep. Ilhan Omar has spouted some more Jew-hating tropes. It also appears that her statements have not been condemned in … Continue reading

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On Words: Sadness versus Depression

Sadness. I have been thinking about this word for the last few days. You see I attended a funeral the other day, and while funerals can be the recognition of a life well lived, they also envelope you in the … Continue reading

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