On a day-to-day basis, I am ALWAYS behind on my reading. I’m inundated by news articles, magazines, newsletters so it’s hard to keep up with blogs. Thankfully, Twitter followers also tip me off when there’s something I just HAVE TO read.
@MaNishtana is new to Twittering and blogging he’s making quite a splash. The self-described “Black. Jewish. 100% both. Ffb. 5th generation. Im like a unicorn mixed with a dragon. That can whistle. Black jews are the new black” is always Tweeting something interesting and blogging something hilarious.
Notable posts to check out:
In “Urban Parsha,” MaNishtana turns the weekly Torah portion on it’s head by making it “just like regular Torah, but ghetto.” If you can understand the lingo, then you’ll be laughing right out of your seat. If you’ve got no sense of humor, you’ll find it too hot to handle.
In “An Open-So-called Letter,” MaNishtana addresses Hebrew-Israelites in a scathing letter about their effect on black Jews. He wants to know when G-d ordered them to “dress in a manner as if thou art the bastard offspring of a threesome between the power rangers, the village people, and lawrence of arabia.” I can’t help thinking I never want to get on this guy’s bad side.