Countdown…

Hey guys, I’m MaNishtana, and today’s Rosh Chodesh Shvat. You know what that means. That means that Nisan is only two months away. And THAT means that Pesach is only nine weeks away. Which means that we’re only nine weeks away from… …this: Yep, I suppose it was only a matter of time before a […]

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Never Again

Hi, I’m MaNishtana, and not a week ago a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson on any charges in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Tonight, a grand jury has decided the same for Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner. And I have someting to say about that. […]

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After Nearly A Century, American Judaism STILL Can’t Be Bothered With The Difference

Hi, I’m MaNishtana, and right now I am seriously, seriously, seriously annoyed. Yet again, in an amazing show of irresponsible journalism and a masterful tapestry interweaving falsehoods, half-truths, emotional pandering, and guilt-baiting, the latest article from Tablet Magazine reads “Black Jewish Congregations Get Their Own Prayer Book, After Nearly a Century”, with a heartstring-tugging subtitle […]

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