Month: November 2003

antisemitism anti-Zionism

Israel

That’s a mathematical symbol in the headline. Roughly, it means that the one implies the other, and they’re the same thing when you get right down to it. I am still, in my new-to-Judaism life, astounded at how widespread antisemitism is on the net, and in life. I’ll get over it (the astoundedness, that is). Meanwhile, a bit of light in the jungle, brought to you from our friends at Israpundit. Go click… Anti-Zionism is […]

nonanowrimo

electronic life

Fortunately, in a few hours, National Novel-Writing Month will be over, in as far as I can make out. I have strictly ignored it. I write poems, so the month for me to pay attention to comes in the springtime. So what did you all ignore during the month of November? “Practically everyone in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does.” Groucho Marx “Outside of a dog, a book is […]

putting it into words

ephemera 2003

I live with a committed Republican, so I can see the politics up front, so to speak. But I can’t stomach the party any more — especially after the local Republicans made it very clear to my husband that they didn’t want any moderates (like him) helping. He’d made the mistake of trying to get women and minorities to run as Republican candidates in local elections. But usually, I don’t think about politics, so it […]