The Jew News Review – September 24, 2022 – “Shofar, so good”

Shabbat shalom everyone! And a happy new year to you all! l’shana tova tikateyvu!!! It’s a very busy weekend here leading up to Rosh, so I am taking a holiday break and preparing to consume massive amounts of Ruth’s brisket, as once again, Daniel and Ruth host an amazing new year celebration. Jewish law requiresContinue reading “The Jew News Review – September 24, 2022 – “Shofar, so good””

The Jew News Review – September 17, 2022 – Are we all Bozos on this bus?

Shabbat shalom readers! A shout out this week to old man Joe Biden, who seems to have found a second wind, or maybe despite the current shortage, they upped his adderall dosage. Whatever the reason, he and his administration deserve a few kudos for getting shit done. I don’t agree with all his policy decisions,Continue reading “The Jew News Review – September 17, 2022 – Are we all Bozos on this bus?”

The Jew News Review – September 10, 2022 – Flights of angels…

Shabbat shalom! Shout out this week to Queen Elizabeth II. May she rest in peace. Yehi zichra baruch. She was born in 1926, two years before the invention of sliced bread, and reigned over Britain for more than seven decades, a time that spanned World War II, 15 Prime Ministers, 13 US Presidents, seven Popes, theContinue reading “The Jew News Review – September 10, 2022 – Flights of angels…”

The Jew News Review – September 3, 2022 – The high price of brisket, milk and honey, and democracy in the Keystone State

Shabbat shalom everyone! Shout out to my mom this week, who is recovering from Covid and a special thank you to her friend Sandy, who flew in for a visit and ended up playing Florence Nightingale instead of enjoying a week in the beautiful Shenandoah valley with her good friend. Some chicken soup, paxlovid, andContinue reading “The Jew News Review – September 3, 2022 – The high price of brisket, milk and honey, and democracy in the Keystone State”

The Jew News Review – August 27, 2022 – Dog days of summer

Shabbat shalom everyone! Great to be back in the writers saddle after a week of rest, relaxation and reflection. And happy National Dog Day to all you dog owners! I was not aware there was such a holiday to honor our beloved canine pets, but apparently the holiday was created in 2004 by Colleen Paige,Continue reading “The Jew News Review – August 27, 2022 – Dog days of summer”

The Jew News Review – August 13, 2022 – One nation….

Shabbat shalom!  The heat and humidity may have broken around here, but the news cycles are red hot this week with a new episode of the orange turd eroding our democracy and dividing the nation. Just when things were returning to normal, and Congress was actually getting shit done, we get the news that theContinue reading “The Jew News Review – August 13, 2022 – One nation….”

The Jew News Review – August 6, 2022 – The Ice Cream Edition

Shabbat shalom! Shout out today to all the riders and volunteers saddling up for this year’s Pan Mass Challenge today and tomorrow to raise money for Dana Farber Cancer research! The target this year is $60 Million! Go PMCers and enjoy the ride! The dog days of August are upon us. With the Red SoxContinue reading “The Jew News Review – August 6, 2022 – The Ice Cream Edition”

The Jew News Review – July 30, 2022 – “Dreams and schemes and circus crowds”

Shabbat shalom!  This morning I have Joni Mitchell’s “Court and Spark” spinning on the turntable, not just because I am feeling nostalgic today, but also to honor her first public performance in 9 years after suffering a brain aneurysm in 2015. Her voice perhaps a few octaves lower than in her prime, she sat regallyContinue reading “The Jew News Review – July 30, 2022 – “Dreams and schemes and circus crowds””

The Jew News Review – July 23, 2022 – Hot and blathered

Shabbat shalom!  It’s really hot and getting me cranky. But despite my crankiness, I will try and be positive and shed some good news along with my usual crabby blather. And on that good news front, how awesome was it to see a guilty verdict for one of the more loathsome characters on the planet,Continue reading “The Jew News Review – July 23, 2022 – Hot and blathered”