Author: The Girl Detective

On Being Jewish and White

I’ve written before on how angry I was when fellow progressives began to inform me that while some Jews consider themselves white, it’s only because they’ve assimilated into white culture. They never explained what white-looking Jews actually are, if not…

This is rich.

McCain’s hard-hitting, no-bullshit response when asked if we’re in a recession*: “I would imagine that technically there’s some question amongst economists about that.” Huh? He then goes on to acknowledge that “Americans are hurting… badly,” but we are truly living…

A Brief(?) Addendum

Exholt left a comment on my last post that I thought warranted further discussion: Hate to be cynical, but most parents of undergrads and the undergrads themselves I’ve met in college, the workplace, and in grad school tend to not…

Intro

Hello, all! I’m one of this fortnight’s guest bloggers. My blogging name is The Girl Detective, and I write for Modern Mitzvot, a site devoted to exploring social justice from a Jewish perspective. I also write at my self-titled blog.…