Meanwhile, I went to sleep before midnight last night for the first time in... I have no idea how long. Of course, I could only do so because I only took about an hour nap yesterday morning after not sleeping a whole night.
And now that I've recapped my current status in life... here's a roundup!
Orthonomics gives guidelines on protecting our children.Shidduchim Standards & People:
RenReb finally speaks out.
Shoshana (at BeyondBT) thinks people should be paying attention to the person and how they've gotten to where they are - not just the "they went where?! their siblings do what?! they did what?!" And she's absolutely right.Rabbinic Power:
Irina notes she's coming around in terms of dealing with people.
Jewish Pros expounds on Jameel's great post.Assassinating Hitler:
Bein Adam L'Chaveiro talks binary.If I hold by one Gadol, why must I hold by them all? Does holding by them mean I must exalt them to a level that they are more than human? Do I not accept that my Possek may not be someone else's? In fact, might my Possek give someone else a different P'sak if his situation was different than mine?Shifra notes how asparagus started the Reform movement. No, really.
Gil argues that the Torah allows for democracy.
Treppenwitz has a great post on free will.Gaza & Israel:
And speaking of Hitler, KesherTalk notes that Ahmadenijad wants Jews to wear yellow badges.
Oleh Yahshan notes it's Shirts and Skins.Photos:
Batya explains the differences between the disengagement and what's going on now.
Sarah's making people dizzy. (Gorgeous.)Check it out!
Dave has a great post on photographer bias.