May 23, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 11

Shabbat Shalom shlemiels and shlimazels! (today’s yiddish lesson)Well gang, we are OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!!!!While it’s clearly debatable whether it’s the right move or not, some of our neighbors are clearly confused about how we are managing the whole pandemic thing.  Now, onto the Jewish headlines for the week:– Will Jewish denominations survive the pandemic? A rake ofContinue reading “May 23, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 11”

May 16, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 10

Shabbat Shalom from Massajewsetts!Welcome to Quarantine week 10 (yikes! Double digits!). Thought i would add a bit of New Yorker humor to help chill the stress levels. “Hey, the experts are saying it’s safe to go out again…”Instead of going out, may I suggest a  Quarantine tip of the week? Power washing. It’s the greatestContinue reading “May 16, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 10”

May 8, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Mother’s Day Edition – Quarantine Week 9

To all our mothers out there, a special shabbat shalom! I love you mom!And to the rest of you, a gutn, vi azoy zent ir! (check your yiddish dictionary, which I know you keep nearby)Quarantine tip of the week: Stoli Doli’s. A simple infused vodka drink, easy to make. Buy a fresh pineapple, cut it upContinue reading “May 8, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Mother’s Day Edition – Quarantine Week 9”

May 1, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 8

Hello Heebs! Comment allez-Jew?Quarantine tip of the week: Tree and plant nurseries are open! So, grab your masks and buy a few shrubberies, and get outdoors and do some planting! Good time to start that cannabis garden you have been thinking about for years.And, coming to you as usual, your weekly inoculation of News forContinue reading “May 1, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 8”

April 24, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 7

Hey Heebs. Shabbat Shalom!By now, many of us dealing with this plague and its consequent isolation are going a little mechuganah, which for you yiddishly uninformed, means batshit crazy. But, alas, Jew News Review comes this week, as it does every week, to bring a little light, and hopefully a little levity, to the endContinue reading “April 24, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom – The Jew News Review – Quarantine Week 7”

April 17, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom from Jew News Review!

Hello fellow Heebs, and no, i didn’t forget about last week. Jew News Review took a much needed break in order to prepare for the Passover Seder. I hope all my fellow Heebs on this email had a great Passover Seder, virtual or otherwise! And going into our 6th week of the Big Q, iContinue reading “April 17, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom from Jew News Review!”

April 3, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom from Jew News Review!

Another week of batshit craziness. As we shelter in place, masked and gloved, let’s not forget to celebrate our Freedom this week as Passover begins on Wednesday evening (Erev Pesach). Seder planning is in full swing, and here at 91 Aspen, we have already started removing Chametz from the house with the help of Nox,Continue reading “April 3, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom from Jew News Review!”

March 28, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom! Another virtual update from your weekly purveyor of Jew News

Stay healthy everyone, and heed the advice on social distancing and good hygiene. Let’s flatten that curve!  Now, onto the news: – Holocaust survivors use grit and humor to deal with this new affliction (on toilet paper: “Oh, no, do i have to go back using newspaper? On social distancing: ‘God saved me once, he’ll saveContinue reading “March 28, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom! Another virtual update from your weekly purveyor of Jew News”

March 21, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom! Please Doven in place

Yes peeps, Jew News continues unabated and undaunted. Virus shmirus! But please, take this seriously and don’t take any unnecessary risks. Top items for the week:– Doven in place! You thought i was kidding you? He that shall remain nameless is everywhere you let him in, so read all about the virtues of virtual dovening! AndContinue reading “March 21, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom! Please Doven in place”

March 14, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom! Are we living through the eleventh plague?

Well, we have placed a mask over the mezuzah on the front door, just in case. I know, I know, masks don’t help, but we need to be sure Moses hasn’t decided we need an eleventh plague. Consider this move the modern version of lamb’s blood on the doorpost. So, what’s new with Jew NewsContinue reading “March 14, 2020 – Shabbat Shalom! Are we living through the eleventh plague?”