How to Criticize Israel Without Being Anti-Semitic

this-is-not-jewish:

If you’ve spent any time discussing or reading about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I guarantee you’ve heard some variation of this statement:

OMG, Jews think any criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic!

In the interests of this post, I’m going to assume that the people who express such…

Not normally one to share this kind of thing, but there’s just so. much. to say.
I WILL write a report on this. I will!

Not normally one to share this kind of thing, but there’s just so. much. to say.

I WILL write a report on this. I will!

An open letter to privileged people who play devil’s advocate

"Imagine having weights tied to your feet and a gag around your mouth, and then being asked to explain why you think you are at an unfair disadvantage.

It is incredibly painful to feel that in order for you to care about my safety, I have to win this verbal contest you have constructed ‘for fun.’”

- http://feministing.com/2014/05/30/an-open-letter-to-privileged-people-who-play-devils-advocate/

(Source: ihaveatherapist)

http://macklemore.com/post/86276707372/family-friends-and-fans-alike-who-know-me-well

mackryan:

Family, friends and fans alike who know me well, know that I’m absolutely not the person described in certain headlines today. There is no worse feeling than being misunderstood, especially when people are hurt or offended.

On Friday night we had a surprise show at the EMP Museum in Seattle….

First published essay! Yahoo!

First published essay! Yahoo!

momakesthings:

♥ embroidery for the ignorant ♥

"I know girls who are fleeing bombs from the mosques of their skin."

Is this a really unfortunate orientalist trope being perpetuated in an otherwise AWESOME song, or am I just missing something here?

Atwater market knows what’s up

Atwater market knows what’s up

FASHION PEOPLE: industry networking, hands-on workshops and learning. All free!

You must be 20-30 yrs. old and Jewish to apply. DEADLINE is April 30th! Speak to me if you’re interested. Open to all North Americans! 

http://www.tentsite.org/2014/fashion

FASHION PEOPLE: industry networking, hands-on workshops and learning. All free!

You must be 20-30 yrs. old and Jewish to apply. DEADLINE is April 30th! Speak to me if you’re interested. Open to all North Americans!

http://www.tentsite.org/2014/fashion

(Source: beyonceder)

Havin a time at the #friendseder

Havin a time at the #friendseder