Weekly Links Septembr 13th-20th 2013

A beautiful reflection on what the High Holidays are meant for in our lives, beyond sitting in shul and eating.

http://baynim.blogspot.ca/2013/09/know-before-whom-you-stand.html

“Before his physical death, Trayvon Martin was rendered “socially dead” under the weight of Zimmerman’s racist stereotypes. Zimmerman’s aggression was enacted through his gaze, through the act of profiling, through his discourse and through his warped reconstruction of an innocent black boy that instigates white fear.”

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/01/walking-while-black-in-the-white-gaze/?_r=0

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