June 4th, 2010 by alephnaught


Nathan and I went to Nathan’s Tattoos and Piercing to get tattoos. Nathan designed his own – I started my quest to have the 7 names of god tattooed on me (I got the idea from Knight’s Taqwacores book). The tattoo is Yahweh, the “secret” name for God; there are no vowels and it technically […]

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July 20th, 2008 by alephnaught


This morning I read a short article in the NY Times that got me thinking again about tolerance, “At the Intersection of Synagogue and Boardwalk, a Feud.” The author writes about the last Synagogue on Venice Beach, which is next to a store that sells tee shirts, string bikinis and undergarments; apparently there have been […]

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April 5th, 2008 by alephnaught

My first tattoo

Got my first tattoo today! This morning while pondering my breakfast of waffles, it suddenly dawned on me what tattoo I should get. You see, Aviva and I have talked about getting a tattoo for years, but we’ve never settled on a design. And, you do have to live with it (and if you’re Jewish […]

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