The Jew News Review – December 4, 2021 – Superman circumcised and a Bat Mitzvah for the ages

Shabbat shalom one and all! Quick shout out to my nephew Jake who landed his first college acceptance this week. Mazel Tov Jake! May those big envelopes keep rolling in! (it’s probably all email these days, so no more big envelopes?) And Chappy Chanukah to all my fellow Hebrews! What a great holiday: gifts, greasyContinue reading “The Jew News Review – December 4, 2021 – Superman circumcised and a Bat Mitzvah for the ages”

The Jew News Review – November 27, 2021 – Arrrrr!

Shabbat shalom! And Happy Thanksgiving weekend!  Chanukah is just around the corner, and since our family is holding our pirate themed Chanukah party today (Chanukah on the Chai Seas), and since our editorial staff is slightly under the weather and still recovering from a massive food coma, yours truly is taking the day off! So,Continue reading “The Jew News Review – November 27, 2021 – Arrrrr!”

The Jew News Review – November 20, 2021 – 400 years of bullshit, one helluva stupid law, and a missing menorah

Shabbat shalom one and all!  It’s Thanksgiving week, historically one of my favorite holidays, since it is simply a weekend of being thankful by eating gobs of good food, watching the Detroit Lions lose, and spending time with family. A pretty good recipe for an enjoyable weekend. And, did you know that this year marksContinue reading “The Jew News Review – November 20, 2021 – 400 years of bullshit, one helluva stupid law, and a missing menorah”

The Jew News Review – November 13, 2021 – The Metaverse is lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep

Shabbat shalom to you all! Quick shout out to new member, Steve Holtzman, who will be my partner in a new enterprise we will be launching soon, “Mensches with Wrenches”. More to come on this exciting new chapter in my career! But today, I want to talk about the metaverse. You have probably been readingContinue reading “The Jew News Review – November 13, 2021 – The Metaverse is lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep”

The Jew News Review – November 6, 2021 – People are infrastructure too!

Shabbat shalom JNR peeps!  A fall chill is in the Sharon air but I remain toasty in the JNR office, spinning some Steve Goodman on the turntable. Sandy and I just got our Covid booster shots yesterday, so my arm is a little sore but my mood is even more pained due to the emailContinue reading “The Jew News Review – November 6, 2021 – People are infrastructure too!”

The Jew News Review – October 30, 2021 – Hungarian Ghoul-ash, Jewglers, “This Zucks” and birthday wishes to the JNR

Shabbat shalom everyone! A quick shout out to the JNR, as we officially turned two years old last week. In honor of said anniversary, I will be putting together another order for the ever popular JNR swag. So, in case you are new to the forum, or missed the last order, fear not! There areContinue reading “The Jew News Review – October 30, 2021 – Hungarian Ghoul-ash, Jewglers, “This Zucks” and birthday wishes to the JNR”

The Jew News Review – October 23, 2021 – No joy in Mudville, or in the occupied territories, and guess who is coming to dinner?

Shabbat shalom! A couple of shout-outs this morning. First, congrats to my niece Molly for her promotion at Pinterest. And, props and congrats to Michael and Beth on the marriage of their son Corey to Jocelyn. We had an amazing time at the posh, black tie affair held at the famous Willard Hotel in DC!Continue reading “The Jew News Review – October 23, 2021 – No joy in Mudville, or in the occupied territories, and guess who is coming to dinner?”

The Jew News Review – October 16, 2021 – Diamonds are Forever … and so are Bubkas!

Shabbat Shalom everyone!  A couple of quick shout-outs: Big shalom to new members Karen Kane (Jack’s mom), and Reade Brower, an old UMass friend and fellow Bell’s Pizza delivery alum! Sandy and I are here in our nation’s capital helping to celebrate our dear friends Beth and Michael’s son’s wedding! Mazel Tov to Corey andContinue reading “The Jew News Review – October 16, 2021 – Diamonds are Forever … and so are Bubkas!”

The Jew News Review – October 9, 2021 – “What would your mother think?”

Shabbat shalom one and all.  Earlier this week I sold my Facebook stock. I am a big believer in high tech, and have made a good living from it for almost 40 years. I also believe there is some goodness in social media platforms in their ability to enable and build connective community tissue andContinue reading “The Jew News Review – October 9, 2021 – “What would your mother think?””

The Jew News Review – October 2, 2021 – Not so good news and JNR Fat Bear leadership

Shabbat shalom everyone! What a beautiful day in the neighborhood! The high holidays are now behind us, and the new Hebrew month, Cheshvan, represents a pause in the holiday calendar until Chanukah rolls around in late November. So consider this a time to get back to the normal routines of the week, be that work,Continue reading “The Jew News Review – October 2, 2021 – Not so good news and JNR Fat Bear leadership”