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Sharon speaks in support of Iraq invasion

“The move carried out in Iraq…brings with it a prospect of great changes.” Vaguely pretending to be in favor of peace with Arabs, Ariel Sharon speaks in the context of the war in Iraq after the fall of Saddam’s regime, “eventually there will be a Palestinian state” as well as his support...

Build a Sustainable Medical Clinic in the Northern Negev

Bustan L’shalom is looking for volunteers to help build a solar-powered, straw-bale medical clinic in Wadi el Na’am, to provide temporary medical assistance for 4,000 el-Azazme Bedouin who live 2km away from Israel’s toxic waste incinerator. If you’re in ha’aretz, they sure could use your help — or you could just send...

Couting the Homer

JVibe writes, “As part of our Passover preparations, [we]’d like to remind you delete all the cookies from your computer.” Har har. Once your hard drive is chametz-free, join everyone’s favorite prime-time doofus, Homer J. Simpson, in Counting the Omer.

The Dark Arts

The Robots Have Feelings Too group art show, currently taking place through May 18th at Culture Cache Gallery in San Francisco, spotlights many brilliant modern artists (whose works you can peruse on their website), my favorite of which being event curator Jeff Soto, whose graf-inspired robot-beings remind me somewhat of Mark Ryden,...

Public Prayer Illegal for Women at the Kotel

After 14 years, the Israeli Supreme Court has ruled that Nashot Hakotel (Women of the Wall) may no longer conduct prayer services at the Western Wall. When asked for comment, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovich, the rabbi of the Western Wall, remarked that the decision “prevented desecration of a holy site,” suggesting that the...

Loshn Codfish

Welp, apparently no one’s reading Jewschool, cuz I’ve been asked why I haven’t posted anything about the talking fish about a dozen times now. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s true… A New Square chosid claims that a fish spoke end-time prophecies to him in the holy tongue, and people are flipping for...