Sunday, September 23, 2018

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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...

Britain's Schindler

16:44 02 September in History, Latest
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By Sarah Breger In Prague yesterday, a train set off on a four-day journey to London to honor the work of a man referred to as “Britain's Schindler.” Nicolas Winton, a British stockbroker, organized eight trains to carry 669 Czechoslovakian children to the safety of England....