TanakhCast #110: The Snowflake Edition

I’m TRIGGERED!!

In this week’s episode: Jeremiah 12-15.  We continue in the book of Jeremiah with a consideration of racist language, feelings and snowflakes.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  I realize that in the process of discussing the toxicity of the “K” word and other racial language, I used the “K” word.  I said it out loud.  Numerous times.

It is obviously a less loaded term to English speakers because it is in Hebrew… but nonetheless, not appropriate.  If its use offended y’all, dear listeners, I apologize.

ICYMI, here’s the hate-crimer from Oregon crying about being caught.

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #108: The City Mouse Edition

In this week’s episode: Jeremiah 4-7.  We continue in the book of Jeremiah with a consideration of how we city mice might understand the nature lessons from a bygone era in the ancient land of Israel.

 

 

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TanakhCast #107: The Eponym Edition

In this week’s episode: Jeremiah 1-3.  We begin the book of Jeremiah with a consideration of names or nouns formed after a person.

And ICYMI, the Roman Mars and Helen Zaltzman’s two-part collaboration about eponyms can be found here and Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History about the Achaemenids can be found here.

 

 

 

 

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Asking for a friend.

The Anti-Nazi Boycott of 1933 was a boycott of German products by foreign critics of the Nazi Party in response to antisemitism in Nazi Germany following the rise of Adolf Hitler, commencing with his appointment as Chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933. Those in the United Kingdom, United States and other places worldwide who opposed Hitler’s policies, developed the boycott and its accompanying protests to encourage Nazi Germany to end the regime’s often-expressed anti-Jewish attitude.

So is boycott a legitimate means to express opposition …or not?

And embargoes?  Are they legitimate policy… or not?

 

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TanakhCast #100: The Idolatrizing Edition

In this week’s episode: Isaiah 40-43.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of “idolatrizing” and its discontents with my special 100th episode guests, my kids Maayan, Heala and Tal.

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #99: The Jew, Speak Judean Edition

In this week’s episode: Isaiah 36-39.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of the revival of the language of the Jewish people.

And ICYMI, the Annals of Sennacherib!

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #96: The Leviathan Edition

In this week’s episode: Isaiah 24–27.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of chaos, order and what comes next.

And ICYMI, you can see the frontispiece for Leviathan in greater detail here or click on the image on the right.  Same diff.

 

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #95: The Ad Hominem Edition

Shebna’s ego is on display right now in the British Museum. Sad!

In this week’s episode: Isaiah 20–23.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of personal attacks and prophetic rage.

 

 

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TanakhCast #94: The Ancient Queen of Cush Edition

Oh ancient Queen of Cush / Tale beyond compare / What faith in destiny / To gain in her story

In this week’s episode: Isaiah 16–19.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of national feelings and the imaginary.

 

 

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TanakhCast #93: The Fremdschämen und Schadenfreude Edition

iwkad22rIn this week’s episode: Isaiah 12–15.  We continue in the book of Isaiah with a consideration of empathy and reveling in the suffering of others.

And ICYMI, the Atlantic piece about concepts that need a pithy word in English can be found here and the journal article about the connection between empathy and fremdschämen can be found here.

 

 

 

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