Jews are not an angelic people where the all the true ones have taken our experiences in being oppressed and murdered and expelled and persecuted and used it hone perfect politics and fights for justice. The Jews who ethnically cleanse villages and send airstrikes at…
GOYIM, amirite? They think Scarlett Johansson is a dangerous war criminal while they keep fapping to actual gross Republican Robert Downey, Jr. And then wonder why Jews historically dominate intelligence tests???
I’ve taken a hiatus from Tumblr lately (and social media in general, but especially Tumblr) because I don’t want to start hating my online friends for their anti-semitism.
אני רק רוצה לדבר עם החברים היהודים שלי אבל אני לא מדבר עברית טוב…
דברו על החתולים ואוכל…?
I’m sorry but I have to call out the anti-semitism in anti-zionist discourse.
"Judeo-nazis"… how fucking dare you.
Talking about “real jews” and how they oppose Israel… how fucking dare you.
Subtly implying the media is controlled by the “jews”… how fucking dare you.
These are all things I’ve seen reblogged by my comrades recently.
I walk out into the rain and wonder how to love this. How to find a place in these uncomfortable groups, in this tradition which has no mention of me. How can I love Yiddish, a language in which the only word I can find that possibly refers to trans people is ‘timtum’ - which comes from the word for ‘stupid’ or ‘ineffectual.’ I wonder how to hold my cheek to these cracked shards and still love what hurts me, what has erased and denies me. I know Judaism itself is a model. It maintains a faith in all that is, despite the Jewish experience of extreme anti-Semitism and genocide. I think this is about a commitment to survival. Judaism presents this example: that at our most inspired we choose to honor the holiness of this world. We choose to live fully, which requires a faith in the potential for improvement of this world.
I walk down the Broadway Bridge in the pelting rain. My insides hurt with the void that should be family, community. I chant kadosh kadosh kadosh. This world hurts and it is holy.