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1/ This morning a vituperative troll lobbed attacks in response to the thread below. I responded to him in order to fulfill my own ideas of internet ethics & try to model the behavior I'd like to see normalized.
2/ Since I blocked him, I'll recreate the conversation with screencaps (which is proper netiquette for trolls, anyway). He sent two responses in close succession, the first here: (((Adam K))) @adam071373  Disruptive 59% Replying to @Joshua
3/ Second here:
Note: The "59% Disruptive" is from the @BotSentinel app. Which told me immediately that I was dealing with a probable troll. (((Adam K))) @adam071373  Disruptive 59% So why no women rab
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105.01/ Week one-hundred and five, July 16-22, 2022, thread begins here.

The #ThreeWeeks begin here as well, sorry.

Week 104 below.
105.02/ Wait, hold on, the longest hottest fast day - #ShivaAsarBiTammuz - is #NationalIceCreamDay?! This is both irritatingly annoying... and religiously satisfying. We get extra credit for the fast!…
105.03/ Gotta hand it to #ShivaAsarBiTammuz this year, it's getting its money's worth because I'm feeling really terrible. Excellent quality, consistent results. A well-crafted day of affliction. 5 stars on yelp and/or five yelps.
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50.01/ Week fifty, June 26-July 2 2021, begins here.
#TzomKal, easy fast, for #ShivaAsarBTammuz

Week 49 below
50.02/ File this under "horrifying but not surprising." @AdamSerwer has been doing great work and I look forward - in a clinical, grin & bear it way - to reading his book.

@AdamSerwer 50.03/ Barukh Dayan ha-Emet. My shul just informed us that Rabbi Reuven Bulka z'l has passed away. Rabbi Dr. Bulka was a psychotherapist & shul rabbi who exemplified a life dedicated to his community and to Torah u-Madda. May his memory be for a blessing.…
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Here is a thread from my Covenant & Conversation essay on #Pinchas called "The Crown All Can Wear". You can read it in full here: and download the accompanying Family Edition here: #ShabbatShalom Image
The Sages were constantly on their guard against exclusivist attitudes to #Torah. #Equality is never preserved without vigilance – and indeed there were contrary tendencies.
One cannot predict who will achieve greatness. Therefore, said the Sages, Torah must be taught to all. No nation achieves perfection. An aptitude for learning is not equally distributed within any group.
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