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D'var Torah: Vayera (v2.0)
This is the D'var Torah on Parsha Vayera that I gave this morning at Shacharit Services at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem. I am a First Year Rabbinical Student, as ...
LivingOxymoron 10/17/2013 76 18 1 -
D'Var Torah: וירא (Vayera)
This is an essay that I have written as part of my application to Rabbinical School (and that I will submit along with everything else on Monday). So if it reads like a college essay, now you know ...
LivingOxymoron 11/02/2012 19 6 - -
Sadly, it didn't take long for the gun-fetishists to say something stupid.
Its been less than 12 hours since the tragedy in Aurora, CO. Amid the expressions of hope for the victims and their families and the sorrow over their losses that has filled my Facebook this morning,
LivingOxymoron 07/20/2012 365 467 3 3163
REPOST: Why repealing DADT is so important to marriage equality.
Update July 2011: I originally posted this diary in March 2010, right after the administration began to take the first concrete steps to eliminate Don't Ask, Don't Tell in the ...
LivingOxymoron 07/22/2011 6 4 - 39
Laura Ingraham's hypocrisy and the Republican view of Minorities
Today, Think Progress points out an example of blatant hypocrisy on the part of Laura Ingraham, who appeared to be for the ...
LivingOxymoron 08/16/2010 6 7 - 119
Help me with my Term Paper: Calvinism and Big Business ideology (Update x1)
Updated - Thank you all so very much for pointing me in directions I hadn't considered. I have a different direction now, but one influenced by all the great advice I got. Help me, ...
LivingOxymoron 03/29/2010 102 1 - 32
Why repealing DADT is so important to marriage equality.
It has been a little under 2 months now since SecDef Gates and ADM Mullen went to Capitol Hill to signal the beginning of the Administration's fight to repeal Don't Ask, Don't tell in earnest. ...
LivingOxymoron 03/28/2010 27 26 1 263
POLL!  Kossack Gamers and useless (but fun) demographics.
Every now and then, there someone posts a poll to get an idea of the demographics of the community. I've seen sexual orientation, schooling, religion, nationality, and others. Just for fun (while I'
LivingOxymoron 06/10/2009 78 10 - 32
Urge Congress and Obama: Bring Back Glass-Steagall and Seperate the Banks
Of all the discussions that are occurring about the financial crisis and how to not only solve it but ensure it doesn’t happen again, I have noticed a lack of discussion of one already proven ...
LivingOxymoron 02/17/2009 30 19 1 85
The Irony of Dennis Prager's Article (also, he's an asshat)
There has been much brouhaha made over a recent article by right-wing columnist and blowhard Dennis Prager titled,
LivingOxymoron 12/26/2008 10 4 - 6
Understanding the Crisis, Part 2: The Borrower and Loan Originator
The state of the economy has been an interesting subject to me, as of late. People I know and come into constant contact with have been struggling to figure out how the nation and the economy got ...
LivingOxymoron 09/25/2008 19 15 10 227
Understanding the Crisis, Part 1: What did NOT cause the Crisis
The state of the economy has been an interesting subject to me, as of late. People I know and come into constant contact with have been struggling to figure out how the nation and the economy got ...
LivingOxymoron 09/24/2008 11 5 6 20
My ideas for CEO/Executive Pay
So, I've seen some discussion around here about regulating CEO and Executive pay. I agree that the salaries, bonuses, stock plans, and golden parachutes that have been handed out have been quite ...
LivingOxymoron 09/22/2008 17 2 - 1
We won a battle on Oil, but the war is still raging.
As I was checking local gas prices online to see where I'll be filling up my car after I get paid tomorrow, I was struck with the realization that Congress is back in session from their recess. ...
LivingOxymoron 09/10/2008 2 - - -
Is the Palin VP pick a Harriet Miers-esque fake-out?
As I drove into work this morning and heard on the Stephanie Miller show that McCain (read: his handlers) had selected Palin as the VP nominee, I didn't know what to think at first. After all, I ...
LivingOxymoron 08/29/2008 43 12 - -
Why the military gets it, and why they are backing a civilian over one of their (supposed) own.
I think that one of the memes that a lot of people seem to have, including many of us progressive liberals, is that the United States Military is a mostly conservative organization that tends to ...
LivingOxymoron 08/28/2008 14 27 2 23
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