Weekly Links April 29th-May 6th 2011

Just because Jews have suffered does not give us a right to focus on our own suffering to the exclusion of other’s – especially that suffering that was brought about by Jews

http://jfjfp.com/?p=22998

To “believe wisely” as the best humans can do in any discipline – very well put

http://www.jamesshelley.net/2011/05/for-i-so-believe/

It is sickening to me how much jubilation is being expressed at the killing of another human being, even if a figurehead for a group of other murderous human beings.

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/chris_hedges_speaks_on_osama_bin_ladens_death_20110502/

http://www.straight.com/article-390436/vancouver/derrick-okeefe-death-osama-bin-laden-deserves-more-vacuous-cheerleading

http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/tikkuns-spiritual-response-to-the-assassination-of-osama-bin-laden

Some interesting reflections in light of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), though I think the conclusion may be a bit hastily drawn

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/30/arts/design/museums-make-the-holocaust-a-homily.html

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