Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lena Dunham Wins Purim

The ‘Girls’ creator gave a Purimspiel written in the voice of herself as a six-year-old Read More

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Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman to Dance With the Stars

The Jewish gymnast is about to get a whole new set of moves Read More

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Someone Got a Tattoo of Shoshanna’s ‘Girls’ Emoticon Sentence

A panda next to gun next to a wrapped gift Read More

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Jewish Girls Everywhere Mourn News of Andy Samberg’s Engagement

Joanna Newsom, we salute you Read More

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Trading in My Academy Awards Tradition For a New One: Purim

When the Oscars conflicts with a Purim party, a convert-to-be throws her lot in with the Jews Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Israel at the Oscars

Why ‘Argo’ and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ aren’t the year’s most important geopolitical films Read More

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Lena Dunham to Direct and Star in Her Own Purim Spiel

The ‘Girls’ creator is headlining the Jewish Museum’s masked Purim ball next week Read More

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Not Your Bubbe’s Hamantaschen: Purim Poppy Seed Scones

Forget the dry, tasteless Purim pastries you grew up with and try a flavorful ‘hamounscone’ instead Read More

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