Category Archives: Jewish Stuff

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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Renegade Jew

Yesterday, the right wing political site Breitbart.com ran an article about Bill Kristol, a conservative (a pretty kooky one at that) who is trying to organize an anti-Trump third party candidacy. Here’s the title and picture: Not renegade conservative, but … Continue reading

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A Failure to Communicate Or Lost In Translation?

As someone who can read and speak Hebrew, I’ve always found certain translations of the (Hebrew) Bible to be odd. Leaving aside versions that aren’t really in modern English such as the King James Bible, there’s usually something lost. Not … Continue reading

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