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Forum: Activism and News   02-15-2012, 02:50 AM
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Posted By merpk
Iran is ready to talk now?  With whom?   Oh,...

Iran is ready to talk now?  With whom?
 
Oh, wait.  With Bashar Assad.  They're havin' a nice little tea party there.
 
 
Forum: Spirituality   07-04-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By merpk
All over the world it's in parks ... when I...

All over the world it's in parks ... when I lived in the East Village and worked down in the courts in NYC, I often saw people doing tai chi in the park.  The criminal courts buildings are in...
Forum: Religious Studies   04-13-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,499
Posted By merpk
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Forum: Religious Studies   04-13-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,499
Posted By merpk
Angry?  LOL  Get over yourself.   I'm only...

Angry?  LOL  Get over yourself.
 
I'm only angry when I consider the millions of Jews who've been murdered by others wanting them to convert.  
 
Otherwise, enjoy your life.  
Forum: Religious Studies   04-12-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,499
Posted By merpk
Bluegoat, you just want to see what you want to...

Bluegoat, you just want to see what you want to see and don't care about reality.
 
The difference is that Christianity is supercessionist.  The reality of Christianity is that for it to be real,...
Forum: Religious Studies   04-04-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 123
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Forum: Religious Studies   04-04-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By merpk
I see you're in Colorado.  If you want to find...

I see you're in Colorado.  If you want to find more down-to-earth folks (and possibly homeschooling or whatever your particular crunch is) then your best bet might be to search for Jewish Renewal...
Forum: Religious Studies   03-13-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,876
Posted By merpk
Um ... I read about something like that in this...

Um ... I read about something like that in this really wild novel about "devil worship" type stuff.  Like, um, it was actually a comedy about conspiracy theories and conspiracy theorists and the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-03-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,408
Posted By merpk
You know, not all martyrdom refers back to...

You know, not all martyrdom refers back to Jesus.  Really.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-23-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,408
Posted By merpk
"Monty Python and the Holy Grail."   :-)  ...

"Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
 
:-)
 
t ...
 
 
Aaah, now that I get the House points ... which one am I in?  LOL
Forum: Religious Studies   02-19-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,976
Posted By merpk
Just for further clarification, the only...

Just for further clarification, the only "specialized religious figure" status a mohel has is that he's a specialist in circumcising boys.  No other religious status.
 
Technically, the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-17-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,408
Posted By merpk
  The only thing I see as a negative in...


The only thing I see as a negative in Slytherin house is the racism that's injected.  There's nothing wrong with cunning, per se ... everyone's got to be cunning to some degree to get ahead ......
Forum: Religious Studies   02-06-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,976
Posted By merpk
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Quote:Originally Posted by Oubliette8 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1295285/circumcision-and-the-law#post_16241857)
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Forum: Religious Studies   02-06-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,976
Posted By merpk
*oops double post

*oops double post
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-02-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,946
Posted By merpk
My 13yo son just got a Kindle for his birthday,...

My 13yo son just got a Kindle for his birthday, and we're just in heaven about it.  We live in a nonEnglish-speaking country, so the only way for him to get English books has been for my parents to...
Forum: Religious Studies   02-02-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,976
Posted By merpk
Yup.  What Chavamamela said, entirely.   ...

Yup.  What Chavamamela said, entirely.
 
There is a lot of history of circumcision being made illegal and Jews risking their lives to fulfill the mitzva of bris mila.  It is so central to Jewish...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-11-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,766
Posted By merpk
http://www.amazon.com/Not-Kids-Only-Jerry-Garcia/...

http://www.amazon.com/Not-Kids-Only-Jerry-Garcia/dp/B000003913...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-30-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By merpk
Just for a rounded view, here's the...

Just for a rounded view, here's the commonsensemedia.org review.
 
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/flipped
 
 
 
(FWIW, commonsensemedia is *not* a religious site.  It's an...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-19-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By merpk
"The poem that changed America"...

"The poem that changed America" (http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6393328) ... Howl, by Allen Ginsberg.
 
And then anything else by Ginsberg. 
 
 
 
 
 

Warning:  He's...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-12-2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,564
Posted By merpk
http://www.stoppingthehate.com/News-Article1302_N...

http://www.stoppingthehate.com/News-Article1302_Nate_Phelps_Estranged_Son_Of_Fred_Phelps_Speaks_Out_Publicly.htm
 
Here's the reality of it, worth the read, of the son who removed himself from it...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-11-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,255
Posted By merpk
   There were different sects then, yes, but...

  
There were different sects then, yes, but "Orthodox Jews" did not exist then.  It was Jewish, all of it, and you were either observant or not, but there weren't "denominations" like there are...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-09-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,141
Posted By merpk
Not clear to me what "raised with/without faith"...

Not clear to me what "raised with/without faith" means.
 
 I mean, i was brought up in a solidly-Jewish household, even received a Jewish education, did the holidays, all that ... but G!d was...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-08-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,255
Posted By merpk
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Forum: Religious Studies   12-07-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,255
Posted By merpk
Pardon the interjection ...   Feeling...

Pardon the interjection ...
 
Feeling compelled to point out that I'm the only Jewish mama who's replied (that I'm aware of) on this thread.
 
All the talk of "Christ" and "Jesus" and all of...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-06-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,390
Posted By merpk
Well, the last one I saw in the theater with DH...

Well, the last one I saw in the theater with DH was "Titanic," and it was on DS#1's due date (we thought maybe all that water sloshing around would inspire my water to break).  I missed half the...
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