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ISO Yiddish proofreaders who are willing to speculate on a project of reprinting Yiddish books.

I am willing to help fundraise to support the work as well

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Hey all, I have the rule set for Jacob's Ladder and svg of a (very basic) sample board, printable on a large format printer, on GitHub at

Enjoy and please send support if you can at for a recurring donation, or at for tips...

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Why do I spend so much time creating free high quality printable materials of old Yiddish texts and music, using open source tools?

Because I think that such materials and tools must be available to everyone—not just those privileged with academic access—if we want to bridge the chasm created between us and our ancestors by the Holocaust and the era of assimilation, and effect a Yiddish cultural revival in our Diaspora.

Hey the instance might be down for a bit while I try to pay for it haha

NARA IWW are bootlickers 

I guess the IWW has called the DoL on some comrades in the Twin Cities because most of the GMB here quit

Lewd, alc and tobacco mention, Yiddish 

All sorts of fancy new Yiddish textbooks out, but can you take them in the bathtub with a cigarette and a bottle of Port?

Hey y'all, does anyone have experience selling art from a place like RedBubble or Teepublic or something? Do you have somewhere you prefer? and if you're bought some how was the quality of the stuff?

Boosts rly appreciated here!

how to handle the cis dude in pair programming when you're a trans 

all you gotta do is when you share your screen, you code so fast he can't hardly follow, he'll act more respectful after that

Ethics in judaism 

From my partner, very worth reading if you're interested in the Jewish ethics.

"Here on Earth, in our lives, is where we learn the meaning of being human; we hurt and are hurt, we cry and laugh, we make mistakes and are given the chance to make up for them and learn from them. When we left Ganeyden, we left with a newfound knowledge of good and evil, right and wrong, harm and reconciliation. It is so integral to who we are, as beings with free-will."

Judaism, prob a divisive hot take, sorry 

Both secular and religious Jewishness are equally valid! but I think it's bad to do ritual but take the God part out, or replace Him with some sort of impersonal symbol out of non-Jewish spirituality. There's always been struggle with the nature of God within Judaism but is "God isn't important, how you feel is," or praying 2 "ה' רוח העולם," rly coming out of a deep conversation with Jewish philosophy? It feels assimilationist & appropriative. Love yall ❤️

chronic pain 

ugh the painkiller is wearing off but I shouldn't take another one yet

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I run a super small jewish server on discord. I need more users. All flavors welcome. I am also a cultural anthropologist and love discussing / debating the earth's history v the Torah account if anyone is interested in joining.

chronic pain 

My back hasn't been this bad in months. I guess it's from spending the whole day at the park for a kid birthday on Saturday. What a drag you all

death ? 

i’m perturbed by how quickly RBG’s death turned into a fundraising ploy for the “left.” the very next day the focus of donation solicitors’ texts shifted from installing biden / ousting trump to “avenging” ginsburg ... like ... now i’m doubly not giving you money. have some respect. but i guess i’m in the minority bc democrats saw a big surge in their coffers ...

jews.intl instance meta 

Hi friends,
As you can see I haven't been very active lately, and the person who's been doing most of the moderation has left. I can't be responsible for administering this instance anymore, but I don't want to shut it down. So this means I need someone to take my place and take over administering the instance, and ideally take over the hosting contract too.

Help a disabled, black, trans woman on SSI survive this pandemic.

Bumping this post again.

antisemitism, covid 

"Look!" Says the goat to his fellows. "I'm doing something! With a strong hand and an outstretched arm I will protect you!"

"How will you protect us?" Ask the others, congregated in their essential workplaces, hoping for some rent relief, PPE, and paid sick leave that won't come.

(Points to the Jews) "By taking care of the REAL cause of your misfortune!"


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