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[Bulletin Archives]
Kicked Out of Woke
August 15, 2019

For those who still think of it as the past tense of wake, woke is increasingly used as a byword for social awareness.

Thane Rosenbaum in the L.A. Jewish Journal explains: "How did Jews get kicked off the 'woke team'?" 

" . . . the confusion is somewhat understandable in this new morning of American 'wokeness,' with its heightened awareness of social injustice and indictments of discrimination everywhere. In this universe of automatic virtue bestowed upon anyone with a history of oppression, Jews are, bizarrely, kicked off the team, their privileges suspended all because of their ostensible white privilege."

Rosenbaum adds, "Of course, any reasonably informed and intellectually honest person would not need to be reminded that Jews, who surely have thrived in the United States and elsewhere, also still remain, regionally, an ethnic minority everywhere."

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