Jewish date: 25 ’Elul 5769.
Today’s holidays: Triumph of the Cross, Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Today’s quasi-holiday: National Boss/Employee Exchange Day.
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions:
- “angels”: Bringing peace to the Middle East is fraught with serious religious difficulty, given Islamic and Arab state-endorsed anti-Semitism. Given that the previous several presidents of the United State—both Republicans and Democrats—have tried through trying to get Israel to do stupid things (as opposed to, say, dealing with the problem of anti-Semitism), with at best neutral results, and that Obama has already started down this well-worn path, I do not expect him to do any better.
- Setting up the Divine Misconceptions blog has been coming along nicely, and I may really start posting them sometime this week.
- See today’s weird thing below.
Statistically, How to Make it into the BOOK of LIFE”. This is Jewish humor and relevant to the upcoming holidays of Ro’sh hashShanah and Yom Kippur. Enjoy and share the weirdness.