Jewish Holiday: Sukkot

Five days after Yom Kippur, is the holiday called Sukkot. Sukkot is from the 15th day of Tishrei to the 21st day of Tishrei. It is named for the booths or huts (Sukkot in Hebrew) where Jews are supposed to dwell during a week-long celebration. It is meant to symbolize the huts that the Israelites … Continue reading Jewish Holiday: Sukkot

Systematic Erasure of Jews is Really Obvious When Researching Geneology

A sense of identity is really important to people of any age, especially children. This can be hard. This is not just gender or sexuality identity. It can mean family history. This can be especially hard for kids who are not being raised by their biological parents. My biological kids know they are Jewish from … Continue reading Systematic Erasure of Jews is Really Obvious When Researching Geneology

Finding a Truly Accepting Shul is Hard but We Hit the Jackpot

Looking for an Inclusive Jewish Preschool When Roo was about to enter into preschool (nursery in Europe), I wanted him to go to a Jewish school. I knew Boop needed extra services and her mother was more involved and wanted her in a secular school so we respected that. Anyway, we looked for Jewish schools … Continue reading Finding a Truly Accepting Shul is Hard but We Hit the Jackpot

Whoopi Goldberg Made AntiSemitic Comments About the Holocaust, Jews are Not Surprised

Whoopi Goldberg, born Caryn Johnson, is well known and loved worldwide and is most famous for her roles on Star Trek and the classic movie series Sister Act. Many are unaware that she has a history of antisemitism that a lot of people don't know about. It all Starts From a Name She decided to … Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg Made AntiSemitic Comments About the Holocaust, Jews are Not Surprised

The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos

Often in history, there are symbols that have a specific meaning. It can be especially sacred to an ethnic group or considered a hate symbol to another. Quite often, these symbols are co-opted by another group, used within white supremacy. It is racist and in some cases, ableist. Black Lives Matter Logo was Co-opted by … Continue reading The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos