November 15, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom! Here’s what some of our fellow Heebs are talking about this week!

The headlines:

– the jews of Ukraine-gate

– Harry Houdini: Jewish escape artist or promoter?

– Bernie says: you can be progressive and a zionist!! who knew?

– Anti-semitism and hate crimes against jews on the rise: really?- A 1000 year old bible saved
Have a great weekend everyone! https://assets.forward.com/pdfs/11.15.19.pdf

November 8, 2019 – Your weekly compendium of all things Jewish

Shabbat Shalom! Hey!
Crike! (been watching too many Australian TV shows) Jew news can’t get much more interesting than this! So, dont wait, and settle yourselves into a reading groove and enjoy the following:
– The mystery Torah: How did a Torah from Berdichev Russia end up in a Goodwill store in Williamsburg, VA? Inquiring minds want to know….

– Antisemitism on the right on the rise: like we didn’t know?- Are luxury mikvahs missing the point? who knew?

– Ginger Jews: they go way back!
Enj-oy! https://assets.forward.com/pdfs/11.08.19.pdf

November 1, 2019 – Shabbat is here — and so is your favorite weekly update!

This week, learn about:
– Sabra’s Hummus and why the Israeli company wants you to eat more (Sabra is named for a cactus plant and meant to be a metaphor for Israelis: “prickly on the outside, soft on the inside”)

– Learn more about impeachment witness Alexander Vindman (DYK, he and his brother were featured in Ken Burns documentary on immigrants?)

– Interesting review of “Motherless Brooklyn” emphasizing similarities of Baldwin’s character to Robert Moses- Superman is Jewish!- And much more!


Enjoy, and have a great weekend!
Go Pats! https://assets.forward.com/pdfs/11.01.19.pdf

October 20, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom, hey!

Sorry, for the late transmission. So many of you sent me reminders, so here you go!
Great story on the Zioness movement, how orthodox women can find cheap wigs in china, and my favorite, what to Igor, Rudi and Lev have in common with Fiddler on the Roof? All this and more in this weeks installment! https://assets.forward.com/pdfs/10.18.19.pdf

October 11, 2019 – This weeks best from The Forward

Your weekly update on all things Jewish!
Is Kvetching really a Jewish sport? What can we learn from the Black Sox scandal (100th anniversary) and Yom Kippur? Politics from the pulpit on the high holidays? Uncle Meyer’s JFK birthday cake?
Doesn’t get much more interesting….
I got so many responses from last week’s issue that i have added a few more recipients! You really are the chosen people.