Author Archives: Meryl Yourish

Have a Technion Rube Goldberg Passover

This video is great. These kids are amazing.

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When “Kill the Jews” is not anti-Semitic

British Jews are terrified. They are so terrified that they are unwilling to call an anti-Semitic attack by a group of drunks anti-Semitic. The story is this: A group of Jewish teenagers today told how they barricaded themselves inside as … Continue reading

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Seven years of Tigger

While writing a check yesterday, the date struck me as familiar. Turns out it was Tig 3.0’s seventh birthday. I picked him up on April 18, 2008, and he was about two months old. A belated happy birthday to my … Continue reading

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All the news except what they see fit to print

What’s missing from this New York Times article on yesterday’s strike on Hebollah and Iranians in the Golan Heights? Context. BIG context. The New York Times elides a threat by Hezbollah to invade Israel in the next conflict. Nasrallah said … Continue reading

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Spinning Jew hatred

YouGov took a poll of British attitudes towards Jews, which found that 45% of Brits hold anti-Semitic attitudes towards Jews. They also surveyed British Jews about how safe they feel in Britain. The following are the resulting headlines of those … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, everyone!

2014 ended nicely for me. My free promotion of Darkness Rising on Amazon got over 2,000 downloads. Readers are already adding their reviews and buying book two. It’s a lovely way to end one year and begin another. An emailing … Continue reading

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Book One is free through the end of the year

Darkness Rising: Book One of The Catmage Chronicles is free on Amazon through the end of the year (Dec. 29-31). Don’t have a Kindle? Doesn’t matter. There’s a free Kindle app for your phone, tablet, and even desktop.

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Eighth Light

Oh, sure, Verizon. THIS you upload instantly, but I have to wait twice while downloading episodes of Parks and Rec via my Roku.

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Seventh Light

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Sixth Light

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Fifth Light

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Fourth Light

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Third light

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Second Light

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Virtual menorah 2014

I think it’s time for a new virtual menorah. Here are all of mine in one picture. Happy Hanukkah to all of my Jewish readers!

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