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Obama Wins–The Jewish Angle

15:13 05 November in Latest, Politics
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[slideshare id=724345&doc=electiondaypix-1225911790283203-8&w=425] In case you were just unfreezed from a cryogenic state, Senator Barack Obama was elected president yesterday. He will be America's first African-American president. I took the (admittedly very amateur) above photos/videos between midnight and 2:30 am this morning in front of the White...

Hail, Obama. I guess.

15:08 05 November in Latest, Politics
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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Even I'm Verklempt"][/caption] I have been absent from this blog for a few weeks, after a few half-hearted attempts at an entry on rumors about whether Sarah Palin might have some recent Jewish ancestors, and one about yet another stupid comment by...

McCain's Supporters In Brooklyn

14:08 30 October in Latest, Politics
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[caption id="attachment_1321" align="alignright" width="162" caption="RED new york"][/caption] A group of journalism graduate students at Columbia University put together this interesting study of how Brooklyn is politically divided ("Bleeding Red for McCain") on their original online news publication, Brooklyn Ink. Using public records of campaign donations, they...

Who Says Jews Aren't Ballers?

09:52 29 October in Culture, Latest
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Today marks the New York opening of an interesting new documentary: "The First Basket" chronicles the contribution of Jews to basketball, and you'll be surprised at how large and integral that contribution was. Jordan Farmar, eat your heart out. Here are a couple clips of the documentary: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2axetVvTJw&eurl=http://www.thefirstbasket.com/video.html] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN6BymwrSPg&eurl=http://www.thefirstbasket.com/video.html] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ncqF52pkJs&eurl=http://www.thefirstbasket.com/video.html] The...