Saturday, November 17, 2018

Culture

Growth & Expansion

15:21 26 January in Culture, History, Latest, Misc
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By Caroline Kessler As Tu B'Shivat quickly approaches, Prime Minister Netanyahu announced that some settlements will remain a part of Israel. Naturally, the New York Times is covering it here. Isabel Kerschner gives the often needed backstory of which regions Israel is continuing to settle, where...

Weekend roundup

12:52 07 December in Culture, Latest, Misc, Politics
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By Sarah Breger What you missed this weekend while playing in the snow: Chelsea Clinton agreed to wed a Jew. We rejoiced. We investigated the mishpacha. We asked the all-important conversion question. Berated ourselves for doing so. And then analyzed our emotions. [Daily Beast, NYMag, Forward, 16thStreetJ,...

You Never Write, You Never Twitter

11:58 16 September in Culture, Latest
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By Sarah Breger Twitter parodies have become pretty stale, and no one could beat the mom translator sketch on SNL earlier this year, but Twitteleh: Twitter for your Jewish Mother made my day. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhilbbeUc0g&hl=en&fs=1&] Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, the video features a social media site exclusively...

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...

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...