Category Archives: Jewish Stuff

Not A Good Day For A Jewish Charlottesville Congregation

Leaving aside what motivates the median Trump supporter, one of the key motivations, if not the key motivation, of Neo-Nazis specifically is anti-Semitism. Which makes this report all the more disturbing (boldface mine): On Saturday morning, I stood outside our … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Charlottesville

In no particular order: Nazis murdered someone. That needs to be stated clearly. The President of the United States was unwilling to condemn white Christian supremacy or Nazis. Nazis. This shouldn’t be surprising, however, as Il Trumpe’s father was arrested … Continue reading

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A Minor Point About ‘Big-C’ Conservative Jews

I raise this only because I suspect this mistake will be made over and over again. From a very good article about Jewish-Muslim cooperation: Trump’s executive order prompted almost universal condemnation from the leading American Jewish organizations, which often squabble … Continue reading

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Trump White House Doubles Down On Anti-Semitism

Yesterday, I noted that the Trump White House Holocaust Memorial Day Proclamation completely omitted any mention of Jews or anti-Semitism. Well, Il Trumpe et alia doubled down on historical revisionism (boldface mine): The White House statement on International Holocaust Remembrance … Continue reading

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Trump’s Holocaust Memorial Day Proclamation Forgets Jews And Anti-Semitism

Yep, Il Trumpe issued a Holocaust Memorial Day proclamation that didn’t mention Jews or anti-Semitism at all. But Very Serious People told me Trump advisor and elite racist Steve Bannon isn’t an anti-Semite. Nope, not all.

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The Shampoo Of Justice

Because I needed something bizarre to cheer me up: Vidal Sassoon, who threw down with British fascists in a series of bloody street fights. Yes, that Vidal Sassoon. Only one year after World War II ended in Europe, a group … Continue reading

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(((It’s Not Just Trump)))

In light of the whole ((())) anti-Semitism thing, it’s worth another reminder that the Republican party’s Jewish problem precedes Il Trumpe. Not only did former Republican House Majority Leader Eric Kantor essentially admit as much, but just peruse this list … Continue reading

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