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About jewess

I am a Judaic Studies academic who loves all facets of Jewry. I am at my core and artistic being, as I am a classically trained pianist and composer. I love aesthetics and my dog. I am a misanthrope, but try to be kind to everyone.

IN DEFENSE OF MEN (ducks down)

This is not a Jewy blog post. It’s a sexy blog post. Read on. We live in a world where people are followers. Humans are sheep. This is not particularly evolutionary or new. However, it is on view in plain … Continue reading

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Everything You Never Knew About Jerusalem

Jerusalem is the eternal dichotomy. It is the embodiment of the holy and profane; the religious and secular. The two coexist side by side, just as in Judaism itself for over two thousand years. Yet Jerusalem is not known for … Continue reading

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Everyone is a Journalist Today

In a world of media bias and non-journalistic sources lacking credentials, how do we separate the wheat from the chaff, the truth from a lie? A broken clock is right once a day. Even “fake news” has pieces of facts … Continue reading

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Israel should turn verbiage on its ass

Israel should own the world’s terminology and push it right back in everyone’s face. I think Israel should own the title “Occupier”- I mean seriously. Occupation is not illegal; military occupations are a legitimate status. The Occupation here can be … Continue reading

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Attacking Women of the Wall has nothing to do with Judaism

Attacking Women of the Wall (WOW) has nothing to do with Judaism. Similarly, rioting on the Temple Mount has nothing to do with Islam. Spitting, screaming and blowing loud whistles at the Kotel are the ultimate disrespect towards our holy … Continue reading

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I’M NOT FINISHED TALKING ABOUT HEBRON

Sometime ago I wrote a blog titled: “We Need to Talk About Hebron” I find myself coming back to the matter of Hebron again over a year later. There is a moment I cannot get out of my head. I … Continue reading

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Bedouins Teaching me About Coffee and to “make careful”

Journal entry May 1, 2017 Today was unplanned and that is my preference living here in this land. Magic cannot happen if you plan out your life too much. One must leave space for the extraordinary to occur naturally. I … Continue reading

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