Thursday, July 18, 2019


World Cup 2018 in Israel-Palestine?

14:04 25 July in Latest, Misc
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[youtube=] Guardian writer James Montague has done some serious homework in laying out the possibility of a 2018 World Cup hosted by both Israel and Palestine (see video above). Israeli filmmaker Eytan Heller and the international NGO OneVoice are behind the bid, which proposes games in Ramallah,...

Jews with Tattoos

12:59 25 July in Latest, Misc

Next time you place judgment on your old Sunday School friend who decided to get inked in college, or find it oxymoronic that your friend's father has a Jewish star tattooed on his forearm, think again. The New York Times published an article this week...

This Week's Links

15:48 17 July in Latest, Misc
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This week's links are blissfully non-political. Enjoy: — Angelina Jolie, who gave birth to twins in Paris on Saturday, has a Jewish obstetrician. Dr. Michel Sussmann was pleased the babies were born on a Shabbos: “The delivery was very emotional and exceptional as Ms. Jolie is...

Moment Poll

19:37 14 July in Latest, Misc

Because our first poll question (Obama vs. McCain) has been so successful, we're happy to announce our next poll: Other than the Torah, what is your favorite (Jewish) book, and why? As with the other poll, please send your responses to And feel free to post...

Jewish Google recipes

18:14 27 June in Latest, Misc

Boiled Kosher Brisket with Horseradish Salsa Verde 4 pounds boneless beef brisket 3 medium onions, quartered 6 qt Beef Broth (or chicken) 6 qts water 2 bay leaves 1 tsp black pepper 3 medium carrots, peeled and cut in chunks 3 stalks celery 2 bunches flat leaf parsley 1/4 cup freshly grated horseradish root 2 Tbl...

The Google Seder

18:03 27 June in Latest, Misc

By Nadine Epstein The e-mail invitation came at the last minute. Not that Google didn’t know Passover was on its way, but apparently it would have been un-Google-like to plan too far in advance. So the message arrived just a few days ahead of the special...