Our First Live Event: Purpose, Mission and Values!

We had our first Babka Live event on Wednesday, June 8th! In it we talked about the purpose of the site, the mission statement, and the value statement.

In community,

Jun 22, 2022

Announcing Babka Social

It’s almost a universal for Jews to go social media and brace ourselves to experience antisemitism.

In community,

Jun 22, 2022


Are you wasting your time reporting hate speech on Twitter?

Twitter claims that it’s a safe place to exist online. It has extensive Community Guidelines designed that speak about harassment and hate speech, yet if you’ve reported hate speech t...

In Antisemitism, twitter

Jun 30, 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...

In Community, book-review

Aug 14, 2022

Anti-Trans Hate Speech and Antisemisim

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

In Community, lgbt trans policy

Jul 21, 2022

Is Zionism a Babka value?

Zionism is one of the biggest things I’m asked about when it comes to Babka, on both sides. Is Babka Zionist? Is Babka Anti-Zionist? Let’s have a frank and honest discussion about it.

In Community, zionism

Jul 12, 2022

Jews Don't Count- A review and reflection

In between working on Babka, I recently had the opportunity to read (or technically, listen to the audiobook of) David Baddiel’s new book Jews Don’t Count. The book’s central premise ...

In Community, book-review

Jul 02, 2022