There are plenty of good authors of juvenile fiction. No reason to put up with JK's nonsense.
Off the top of my head, alternatives to the Harry Potter franchise
The Young Magicians And The Thieves' Almanac by Nick Mohammed;
The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy;
Electrigirl by Jo Cotterill;
Unleashed by Ali Sparkes;
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge;
Akata by Nnedi Okorafor;
Legacy of Orisha by Tomi Adeyemi
depressing poetry with Tanakh references
Oy God, what is this world?
What is this world you made our God?
We toil every day that you gave and for what?
To watch our fathers hold their pain in anger,
To watch our mothers lose their minds to care,
To watch our lonely children cry from hunger,
And all of this for you in silence bear…
What I would really like to see is some sort of mutual recognition between the different streams. Everybody can practice (or not) according to their conscience and Halakhic perspective, but this deal where Orthodox Jews don't recognize *other Halakhic traditions* as even Jewish is not sustainable
Here's the thing. I feel very strongly that Orthodox and Ultra Orthodox Jews are a part of the family and that we need it to be that way. Despite the fact that I have tremendous theological and political disagreements with them.
I just can't can't handle the bit where most of them really seem to think they're so much better than the rest of us.
I want to learn from them but I need it to be a mutual process
jewpol, orthodox vs egal
And we'll have the patrilineals do aliyah today
It doesn't really integrate with the Fediverse, it just sort of automatically toots a link to your actual post. And my reply isn't showing up as a comment. What a letdown
I have just confirmed that https://write.as is not what I need in life
Apparently they mine urbandictionary.com and show correlations lmao
check out those synonyms for the word 'bullshit' on urbanthesaurus.com, my new fave website:
(((rootless cosmopolitan))), Wobbly, ancom, US.
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