by Bil Aulenbach

Judaism

The Broken Record

Certain basic ideas are grounded in fact but become mired in fiction. Sometimes I feel like a broken record. I tell people a fact, but it just doesn’t register.

Here are some examples:

  1. My most frequently stated fact is this: Jesus was born a Jew, lived the life of a committed Jew, and died a Jew.
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Am I Anti-Semitic?

According to many Jewish folks, especially the Orthodox Jews, I am anti-Semitic. Interesting!

When I was young, I was anti-Semitic. I called Jewish people bad names and said unkind things about them. I didn’t personally know many Jews. I had a Jewish friend in prep school, but I never called him a bad name.… Read more >