Monthly Archives: December 2017

This blog post is not intended to condone violence or hate

I was checking out some Millenial Woes videos the other day and on each video description was this ridiculous sentence: “This video is not intended to condone violence or hate.” What the hell? It seems to me that the only … Continue reading

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Why Is Trump Moving The U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem?

This is the best explanation I’ve heard yet. Andrew Sullivan writes: I have to say I roll my eyes at the various attempts to explain President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state, and to … Continue reading

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Ovadiah Yosef – The Early Years (1)

I’m listening to this lecture by Marc B. Shapiro for Torah in Motion. Apparently, the late Israeli sage Ovadiah Yosef did not come from a distinguished rabbinic family. He had two brothers who were not religious. The Sephardim have few … Continue reading

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Alt Right Torah – Parasha Mikeitz (Gen. 41:1-44.17)

This week’s Torah portion tells the story of “Joseph’s interpretation of Pharaoh’s dreams, Joseph’s rise to power in Egypt, and Joseph’s testing of his brothers.” * My cohost Dennis Dale asks: Is Judaism a proposition religion? * The story of … Continue reading

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The Case For Off-Shore Balancing

John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt wrote in 2016: Americans’ distaste for the prevailing grand strategy should come as no surprise, given its abysmal record over the past quarter century. In Asia, India, Pakistan, and North Korea are expanding their … Continue reading

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