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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....

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...