Babka Is One Year Old!

On November 14th, 2022, Babka Social officially launched.

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Babka Social In Ladino

Babka Social is excited to announce its position as the first public Mastodon instance to provide localization in Ladino, a language deeply rooted in the history of Sephardi Jews.

Apr 28, 2023

Announcing the 23khz Project

Babka is officially announcing the 23kHz Project - The goal of the 23kHz Project is to make reporting hate speech online easier by illuminating and explaining hidden ...

Feb 12, 2023

Israel, Palestine, and Babka

Babka is a Jewish online space. It is a space for Jews to connect, share, celebrate, discuss, and debate. We also federate, which means that we open our doors to conversations with th...

Feb 06, 2023

Slow Social Media

Babka/Mastodon users saying they experience a sense of “something missing” at first but then after a few days, they feel happier on Babka than they did on Twitter. Let’s talk about ...

Dec 15, 2022

How to migrate from JTwitter to Babka

If you’re ready to move from JTwitter (Jewish Twitter) to Mastodon/The Fediverse and aren’t sure where to start, this guide is there to help you make the transition.

Dec 10, 2022

Koshersoul- A review and reflection of intersectionality in the Jewish experience

Over the New Years holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, I had the opportunity to listen to the audiobook of Koshersoul, by Michael Twitty. Because of all of the activity launching...

Nov 24, 2022

What does Elon Musk's Twitter Buyout Mean for Jews?

As of October 28th, Elon Musk will officially own a controlling stake in Twitter.

Oct 27, 2022

Balancing on the Mechitza - A review

In writing a recent post about being welcoming to trans folks on Babka, I wanted to understand the issues of trans Jews as much as possible. While I know many trans folks, and many Je...

Aug 14, 2022

Anti-Trans Hate Speech and Antisemisim

It’s not enough not to have barriers, you need to be explicitly welcoming.

Jul 21, 2022