All posts tagged "jews"

  • JewliciousReels: Shalom Quito (and Guayaquil)

    This month in NYC there are several film festivals. Kulturfest, the Israel FIlm Center and the JCC have Yiddish and Israeli films. The Human Rights...

  • My Aunt Selma Was That Jew for Rand Paul

    Are you aware of that hubbub, that tempest in a kosher for Passover teapot over Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY) U.S. presidential campaign website? The web...

  • JewliciousReads: Lincoln and The Jews (He Wasn’t Just a Vampire Hunter)

    LINCOLN AND THE JEWS A HISTORY BY Professor Jonathan D. Sarna and Benjamin Shapell Publication Date: March 17, 2015 St. Martin’s Press Thomas Dunne Books...

  • Why Teaching Science Is So Important

    When I mention the big bang theory to my yeshiva students, they inevitably react with; “It’s apikorsus (heresy)!”, “Isn’t that evolution?”, “I like that show!”,...

  • You’re Welcome

    I’m Queen Esther. I took the place of Ahashverosh’s wife Vashti who apparently wasn’t obedient enough.   King A-money had a competition to find a...

  • Clay Aiken for U.S. Congress. Good For The Jews?

    This morning, after a month of rumors, Educator, reality television series celebrity, and Raleigh, NC-based musician Clay Aiken officially announced that he is running for...

  • A Tale of Two Jew Pictorials

    This week, the Jewish world was regaled with two Jew-themed pictorials. The first, which received a lot of attention, features Yoel Weisshaus, a Shtreimel toting,...

  • Shalom, Asher!

    If you haven’t yet seen the fabulousness that is the play, “My Name is Asher Lev,” one word comes to mind… go! “My Name is...

  • Québec is Ridiculous. Again.

    Québec at its best is an open minded, tolerant and vivacious society, one that embraces and celebrates its diversity. Protective of its European distinctiveness but...

  • Too Few Evil Jews in Ramadan TV Shows?

    It’s Ramadan. It is a time of reflection, daytime fasting, prayers, and some of the best Arabic language television dramas and comedies. They are played...

  • Throw the Jew…

    in the box! Literally. In the Berlin Jewish Museum, there’s a box with a jew who is there to answer ‘everything you wanted to know...

  • Happy Passover – End US Aid to Israel!

    Yesterday, commuters on New York’s Metro North Railway got a special Passover gift – an ad campaign by the American Muslims for Palestine urging folks...

  • What is Jewlicious Festival?

    We get that question a lot. It’s more than any other kind of weekend, and needs to be experienced to really get-it. HOWEVER, here is...

  • Limud Polska: It’s No Joke

    (Part one of several blogs on my recent return to Poland after an 11 year absence.) The snow began falling just as the busses were...

  • New Gal in Town

    For such a small place, there is quite a large Jewish and Israeli community. Before I arrived, I started contacting people through various Facebook pages,...