Monthly Archives: April 2010

Rabbi Shmuley Tells Pope Shabbat Dinners Will Stop Priests From Diddling

Rabbi Shmuealy went to Rome to tell the pope that the best way to stop priests from touching little boys, is to get Catholics  to embrace the idea of a "secular version of Shabbat dinner."   I’m pretty sure the pope … Read More

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Jewcy Presents: The Yiderati at The Strand, May 18th

Jewcy is proud to present The Yiderati, a reading series dedicated to showcasing the work of a new generation of Jewish writers. Join us as we welcome Rachel Shukert, Sam Apple and Jami Attenberg at this special inaugural event hosted … Read More

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Our Top 3 Suspects in Brooklyn Torah Heist

Gothamist is reporting that five Torah scrolls were stolen from a synagogue in Borough Park.  The shul seems to think this is an inside job, as the Rabbi is out of the country, a window was left open and the … Read More

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The Wood and The Women He Loves

The Daily Beast gives us a nice roundup of Woody Allen’s leading ladies, from Louise Lasser to Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, they are all there. Save for Soon-Yi of course… 

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The Only “Sophisticated” Jewish Books are About Food and Money

That’s according to this list on Guyism, which lists Freakonomics and Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma alongisde books by David Foster Wallace and The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. We don’t need some third rate rip off of Maxim … Read More

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Open Call Mixtape Submission for Mideastunes.com

Mideastunes.com, the site that brands itself as "music for social change", has tons of great music — from Meat Puppetsesque country punk of Sunny Ali & The Kid to underground Iraqi thrash metal — but it’s lacking one thing: Israeli … Read More

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Remembering The Goldbergs

I want to give PopMatters a huge internet kiss for this brilliant essay on the forgotten early 1950’s Jewish sitcom, The Goldbergs that starred the great Gertrude Berg. "It takes about five minutes of watching any random episode to conclude … Read More

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Chinese Evangelical is 99.9% Sure Noah’s Ark has Been Found, but is 100% Wrong

Supposedly, they found Noah’s Ark in Turkey:   "Yeung Wing-Cheung, from the Noah’s Ark Ministries International research team, said: "It’s not 100 per cent that it is Noah’s Ark, but we think it is 99.9 per cent that this is … Read More

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