The Rock And The Dock / Et Ha

The Rock And The Dock / Et Ha’Selah V’Et Ha’Mezach (Randyjw; November 12, 2018)



mi she’atah rotzeh


Al kol mah


huh ha’kol bishvili


(Todah L’Google-translate assist)





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Eleven (Randyjw; November 2, 2018)



Munich Massacre –                                                    Pittsburgh Massacre –

1972 Summer Olympics                                            2018 Shabbat / Bris Ceremony

11 Jews Murdered:                                                      11 Jews Murdered:


David Berger                                                                Joyce Fienberg

Ze’ev Friedman                                                            Richard Gottfried

Yossef Gutfreund                                                         Rose Mallinger

Eliezer Halfin                                                               Jerry Rabinowitz

Yossef Romano                                                             Cecil Rosenthal

Amitzur Shapira                                                            David Rosenthal

Kehat Shorr                                                                    Bernice Simon

Mark Slavin                                                                    Sylvan Simon

Andre Spitzer                                                                  Daniel Stein

Yacov Springer                                                               Melvin Wax

Moshe Weinberg                                                             Irving Younger




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Brought To You By: Florida Imams

Brought To You By: Florida Imams (Randyjw; November 2, 2018)


In the wake of the Pittsburgh Synagogue massacre of 11 elderly Jews engaged in worship, we have further pause to consider the vile intent of others in our neighorhoods, with these words by the religious leaders of another faith: Special Dispatch Number 7744. “Pompano Beach, Florida Friday Sermon By Imam Hasan Sabri: Palestine Must Be Liberated ‘Even If This Leads To The Martyrdom Of Tens Of Millions Of Muslims'”;; November 2, 2018:



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On: Illegal Votes In The U.S.

On: Illegal Votes In The U.S. (Randyjw; November 2, 2018):


Something of interest to read, prior to the November 6th election:


Billingsley, Lloyd. “San Francisco Treats Illegals, Tricks Citizens: California’s “motor voter” scheme may be sending one million illegals to the polls”.; November 2, 2018:



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Nadia Matar z”l

Nadia Matar z”l (Randyjw; November 1, 2018)


Nadia Matar z”l

Women In Green





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A Dream Encounter

A Dream Encounter (Randyjw; October 30, 2018)


I’m taking us back into retreat

to the hideout, where I found you

in my dreams

Where you slipped beneath the

coils of the bedsprings

And the sleep-sofa cushions

were your impregnable fortresses’ walls

and its ceilings, with seams

Needing a refuge in defense of

the patronage of adults

their silly questioning and our

requisite performing,

like monkeys in a ring,

well-meant intent

yet keeping on to prolong our intrinsic suffering

Awake, these many days onward

and jumping in to join you

to wave a gauzy white banner

of surrender

with which to wrap us, immobile

and dampen our senses

Pretend to numbness

while reveling in a cocoon

of pure whiteness and stillness

The onslaught is tough, my friend

It attacks us on both ends,

from without and within

You grab my hand and have brought a friend

hurtling along before I can quite react or think things through to the end

It hadn’t gone as I had thought and it had not been as it seems

but I don’t know if it’s just the devil in my thoughts

or an actual one that turned up in my dreams

My life on the outside has suddenly plummeted rather steeply

At the moment, I’m muffling us in muted suspension

til we can unravel our protective coverings and take to discovering things more deeply



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Spicy Nights And Morning Fragrance

Spicy Nights And Morning Fragrance (Randyjw; October 27, 2018)


Like Icarus,

the angel wings were melted

upon nearing the sun

Caustic, and intemperate,

searing, scalding one

No love potion

or witches’ brew

no incantations sung

Just a plain girl’s heart in love

by this spell of magic that was wrung




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