Jewish Journal


October 1, 2008

Methodist learns it’s 5769, says it’s awesome Jews live in the future


Admitted Methodist Barrett Brown reports:

We are approaching the year 5769 of the Hebrew calendar, which is actually pretty awesome insomuch as that it puts us farther in to the future than does the more widespread Gregorian accounting. This is not quite as a cool as being ten thousand years into the future ala Dune, much less forty thousand years into the future ala Warhammer 40,000, but it still beats the pants off of the goyim’s paltry 2008 years since the birth of Christ, whose arrival on our fair planet set back the clock in both the literal and figurative sense. So perhaps I shall convert to Judaism out of love for the science fiction ethos.

That’s what we think, too!  And so does Mel Brooks in his classic trailer for ‘Jews in Space’:

L’Shana Tovah from the future!




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