The French sausage of protests?

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CNN: The spicy hotdog sausage fueling French protests – by Oliver Briscoe Excerpt: Protesting in France is a hungry business, and when the country’s angry citizens put down their placards, they seek out sustenance. Not for classic French cuisine though. Above all else, demonstrators demand spicy hotdog sausages. Beef and […]

Free Speech , LGBTQ , Oklahoma

Oklahoma needs public television! Save OETA!

Posted on: Please take a moment and call or email your state legislator, urging them to override Gov. Stitt’s painfully stupid (and hateful) veto of funding for OETA (Oklahoma’s PBS network — FYI, the only network that serves the entire state). #PBS #OETA #Oklahoma #LGBTQ

Judaism , Reproductive Justice

Judaism and Vasectomies

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This was originally posted on Facebook. I’m a rabbi who had a vasectomy even though Judaism prohibits it. A very thoughtful piece but the headline is misleading. #Judaism doesn’t bar vasectomies, but rather #halakha does. Most Jews today (but especially those in the Reform, Reconstructionist, and Humanistic movements) do not […]

9-11 Attacks , Afghanistan , Botany , Gardening , Iraq , Law School , Public Health , San Marcos , Socialism

From the JMBzine Vault – Oct 11, 2001 – Bluebonnets, Iraq, Afghanistan, health care in Canada

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This post is from the JMBzine Blog Vault, which means it is a very old blog post that I wrote at a very different time of my life. My views on religion, politics, and many other subjects have drastically changed over the years, so please bear this in mind when […]