Jewish Culture

Jewish Holidays: Rosh Hashanah ראש השנה

Rosh Hashanah is the first of the High Holy Days in the Jewish Calendar. It is a two day holiday. Rosh Hashanah is the birth of the Universe and the day G-d created Adam and Eve. The Hebrew dates Rosh Hashanah are on are on the first and second day of Tishrei, which is the… Continue reading Jewish Holidays: Rosh Hashanah ראש השנה

Holocaust, Jewish Culture

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

ADHD, Disabled Parenting, Jewish Culture

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

Antisemitism, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture, Queerphobia, Racism

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

Jewish Culture

Jewish Holidays: Hannukah

Hanukkah is known as the Festival of Lights. Most Goyim (non Jews) know it as a Jewish holiday around the time of Christmas that involves giving gifts. From this they draw the conclusion that it is the Jewish Christmas and that simply is not the case. It is a minor holiday on the Jewish calendar… Continue reading Jewish Holidays: Hannukah

autistic culture, Growing up undiagnosed, Jewish Culture

Autistics can Find Love, a Story About How My Husband and I Met

A fear a lot of parents do have about their autistic children whether or not they will find someone who will love and accept them for who they are. Yes, it can happen. My husband and I met a year after I escaped home and have been together ever since. 16 years ago, Nick and… Continue reading Autistics can Find Love, a Story About How My Husband and I Met

ABA, autistic culture, Disabled Parenting, Growing up undiagnosed, Jewish Culture

Autistic Adult Find Healing From Abuse in Unusual Places

Background It is no secret I was an abused child. I was neglected, abused in almost every sense of the word. I was berated, beaten and made to think I was worthless. I was placed in ABA to change who I was. My parents favorite go to was that I was created to make them… Continue reading Autistic Adult Find Healing From Abuse in Unusual Places

Ableism, Antisemitism, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture, Queerphobia, Racism

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

Antisemitism, Discrimination, Jewish Culture

Twitter Paints the Star of David to be Hateful Imagery

Imagine being proud of your identity. Imagine the symbol of that very identity being labeled as "hateful imagery." This very thing happened to Jewish Twitter account holders who used the מגן דוד Star of David as a profile picture. Their accounts were locked. "We have determined that this account violated the Twitter Rules. Specifically for:… Continue reading Twitter Paints the Star of David to be Hateful Imagery

Antisemitism, Jewish Culture

Anti Semitism in 2020

          During most problems in society, the Jewish people are usually to blame by white supremacy. This is especially true now. There is no doubt that now is a racially tense time. This is the time for different minorities to band together. The Jewish community has been standing for the Black… Continue reading Anti Semitism in 2020