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Which Temple Israel?

Hey Jewschooliverse, How many of you listen to WFMU or follow their blog? If you do, as I do, you saw their post this evening: Temple Israel Senior Youth Group Presents: The Troubadors Here’s a nice album that a friend…

Homosexuality at YU

Last week, a discussion was organized at Yeshiva University in NYC called “Being Gay In The Orthodox World: A Conversation with Members of the YU Community.” The event, which took place on December 22, was sponsored by the YU Tolerance…

Rethinking Financial Expectations

I’ve been thinking about dcc’s post, a comment on Dan Sieradski’s JTA op-ed on money and innovation. Specifically, I’ve been mulling over the following lines: My parents are struggling to pay their mortgage, my soon-to-be wife will probably never break…

Unique Menorahs

Whether or not this is truly newsworthy, some of the chanukiahs in this collection will at least make you wonder what the creators were thinking… Hello Kitty menorah? Check. Surfboard menorah? Yup. Mel Gibson Menorah? Of course. (That moose menorah?…

Menorah Mashups

djBC has strayed from his custom of Christmas sets to try his hand at a Hanuukah collection. djBC writes, “After four years of Christmas collections, and with a 18/mo little girl, I decided it was time to take a stab…