What a week! Here are some headlines you might have missed:– Does Bernie have a jewish problem? and her name is Linda Sarsour? – What do the Korean Demilitarized Zone, the House of Slaves memorial in Senegal, a small track and field stadium in Chile and the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp all have in common? Read this toContinue reading “December 6, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom! Your weekly serving of Jew News from around the globe”
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November 29, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom! Top stories from Jew News this week…
Assuming you have recovered from your Turkey Coma, here are some snippets from The Forward from the week. Enjoy! – An upbeat story of a muslim woman helping victims of anti-semitism – Trash talk in Brooklyn: Hey Hey, Oy vey, take this trash away! – A Nobel prize for how not to award a NobelContinue reading “November 29, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom! Top stories from Jew News this week…”
November 22, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom! Top stories from Jew News this week…
Wow! What a week! Pull your Prius over and check out this weeks headlines!– Update on the mystery “Goodwill Torah” – Orthodox female EMT riders denied their own ambulance! Don’t dial 911 girls!- The Israeli election stalemate: 3 key questions answered – Great bakery recipes from the Upper East Side – want a decent BubkaContinue reading “November 22, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom! Top stories from Jew News this week…”
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 savedHave 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 wantContinue reading “November 8, 2019 – Your weekly compendium of all things Jewish”
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 inContinue reading “November 1, 2019 – Shabbat is here — and so is your favorite weekly update!”
October 25, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom and happy birthday to me!
This weeks installment includes some interesting reflections on Pittsburgh shooting, a new (and concerning) survey/poll on anti-semitism, a Jewish cookbook, and other interesting topics!Have a great weekend! Go Pats! https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.forward.com/pdfs/10.25.19.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!Continue reading “October 20, 2019 – Shabbat Shalom, hey!”
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 addedContinue reading “October 11, 2019 – This weeks best from The Forward”
October 4, 2019 – Inaugural Post
Check out MLB playoff jewish angle. And read about nursing in Shul. Bernie Sanders the only real progressive in the field? Many important and interesting stories on the jew front. Your weekly catchup on all things jewish! https://assets.forward.com/pdfs/10.04.19.pdf