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File Under 'Non Sequitur'

I don’t generally nitpick NY Times editorial decisions, but today’s huge [website] frontpage story has a ridiculous non sequitur too good not to share. The article runs about 40 graphs pertaining to the escalation of the conflict in the Gaza.…

Just call me a snowball in hell…

I’ve grown tired of the ridiculous attacks on Obama. Maybe it’s a visceral reaction b/c of all the “if you do X, you’re clearly a self hating jew/anti-semite” bs that gets lobbed around, especially in the j-blogosphere. But Tim Russert,…

We knew this day would come

There were many times when we worried that one move too far into the mainstream, one step beyond the very traditional bounds of the Orthodox world, could bring a ban on a certain very tall Hasid. We took a lot…

Being Normal

I’m too tired to really comment, but here’s the update on the egg roll strike story from two weeks ago: Yesterday’s The World reported that Israeli sushi restaurants planned to go on a “sushi strike” today in phase two of…

Shemspeed Remix Contest

Listen up Jewschoolers: Shemspeed is giving you all the chance to remix from our files. First up is Y-Love next will be Pharaoh’s Daughter and they will keep coming. Here is how it works! We give you the instrumentals and…

My soul nests in my beard

My beard is a constant source of conversation (especially with my mother). So when I saw an article in Commentary titled “Why Beards?” you can bet my interest was peaked. In the article, Meir Soloveichik examines the Jewish beard, from…

Chasing Humpty

In this happiest month of Adar, we look back in history at all the joyous events that have taken place in Adars past. Can you believe that it has been 18 years (and 24 Adars) since Digital Underground released their…