Sundown: Orthodox Gay Rights
Plus the new meaning of the swastika, and more
• A group of American Orthodox rabbis and educators is urging, “Jews with homosexual orientations or same sex-attractions should be welcomed as full members of the synagogue and school community.” [Haaretz]
• A Latvian-born Jewish woman was nabbed in Dallas trying to smuggle night-vision goggles to Moscow. Surely this has been optioned already. [NY Daily News]
• We win things. [JPS]
• Ancestral voices prophesying war! Or, rather, a calm, knowledgeable voice predicting a Mideast war in the next year or two. [Falafel Mafia]
The part-Jewish band Yo La Tengo’s “Stockholm Syndrome” has been in my head for at least 24 hours.