Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Author: Michelle Albert

This Week's Links

12:01 31 July in Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert The Fatah-affiliated Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades have threatened Sacha Baron Cohen's life because of their inclusion in his latest film farce, Bruno. Fashionistas of the world, unite: Save Sacha! [Jewlicious] Persian Jews live the high life in Los Angeles. [W] According to cartoonist Rich Tenorio, the...

This Week's Links

16:27 24 July in Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert Ivanka Trump received a Swarovski crystal-covered, lepoard print mezuzah when she completed her conversion to Judaism. Thanks to online shopping, you can bling out your doorpost, too! [PopJudaica] Can't get to the Western Wall in Jerusalem? No problem. Now you can tweet your prayers...

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16:45 17 July in Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert Harry Potter connects to Jewish audiences. Did you know that Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) are Jewish? [JewishJournal] Moment columnist Gershom Gorenberg reports on Israeli soldiers' claims that their top commanders were responsible for massive civilian deaths. [Prospect] Champion of relativity...

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17:19 10 July in Latest, Misc
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By Michelle Albert A new game show puts a rabbi, a priest, a Muslim imam and a Buddhist monk in a room with 10 atheists. Let the proselytizing begin! [Reuters] Forget about Reform, Conservative or Orthodox. Jewcy has denominations for today's Jews. [Jewcy] Gershom Goreberg discusses his article...

Jailhouse Hora

15:16 25 June in Latest, Misc
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By Michelle Albert These days, to have a truly memorable bar mitzvah, it has to be somewhere special. Like jail. According to the New York Times, New York City's Department of Investigation is pursuing an inquiry into how an inmate held in a jail in Lower Manhattan...

Buy for Israel

15:22 22 June in Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert A message currently circulating the Web urges Jews to buy Trader Joe's products in response to the call by Boycott Divestment Campaign, an organization of anti-Israel groups, to boycott Trader Joe's grocery stores because they sell Israeli goods. The Boycott Divestment Campaign is dedicated...