Dark Crystal, blood libel 

pretty sure this qualifies as "technically blasphemy" 

.... I just saw someone independently re-invent "... which leads to mixed dancing",

bad shoving-words-together thought 

"Addendum to the third printing: In the years since "A Contract With God" was first published, the book has been translated into six languages, including, appropriately, Yiddish -- a language in which I can think but cannot read or write."
-- Will Eisner, Preface to A Contract With God

Copying this over from I just saw it on Tumblr, for anyone interested who holds by electricity on Yuntif:

"ONLINE TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT (Discord; June 8-9)"

magen-ruth.tumblr.com/post/185

Time: Late Motzei Shabbat on the 8th to early AM on the 9th, EST.
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(I won't be able to make it, but if anyone picks up the Rabbinical Assembly's "Minyan via Internet" tshuvah
[ rabbinicalassembly.org/sites/d ]
and does a shiyur on that (which seems EXTREMELY topical), then PLEASE fill me in on how it goes.)

Copying this over from I just saw it on Tumblr, for anyone interested who holds by electricity on Yuntif:

"ONLINE TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT (Discord; June 8-9)"

magen-ruth.tumblr.com/post/185

Time: Late Motzei Shabbat on the 8th to early AM on the 9th, EST.
"""
If you would like to help me come up with topics, present, or join the online TLS please let me know! Reblog, send an ask, or drop an email to kit.p.mead@gmail.com.
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@begaymeltrings

Tired: Bacon-Erdos Numbers

Wired: Queer-Jewish Core-Periphery Networks

(As in, for the Omer we specifically talk about what day it is by saying what day it ISN'T, and the "challah" that we are calling the bread after is the portion that ISN'T part of the bread but is instead removed and burned.)

I don't know exactly what it is/how to make it, but there's definitely some cool rhetorical/moral point up for the making drawing a line from "yesterday was the ___th day of the Omer" through "Challah bread" of handling a concept by pointing to what ISN'T there...

Your Fave Is Problematic: Jewish Geography

1. is actually graph theory

Tired: Naomi Novik's new book Spinning Silver is a book drawing heavily on her family's experience being Jewish in Eastern Europe.

#Wired: Naomi Novik's new book Spinning Silver is a SECOND book drawing heavily on her family's experience being Jewish in Eastern Europe.

Oh DANG the Wood is Antisemitism there, ISN'T it.

you call me an apostate \\
i blaspheme with the holy name \\
No matter, I'm not expecting the messianic age \\
but it burns hot in every letter \\
from alef-beys all the way to the end \\
the holy and ruined hallelujah

@kittybecca who the f**k is screaming "it is not your duty to complete the task". show yourself, coward. i will never withdraw from it.

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