Author Archives: Meryl Yourish

Changing the narrative

There was a shooting yesterday at a Jewish Community Center in Kansas. The murderer shot a 14-year-old boy and his grandfather in the parking lot. They weren’t even Jewish, which happens more often than you’d think in cases like this. … Continue reading

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Unsettling science

Not satisfied with overmedicating children for ADHD, some scientists are now saying we should medicate children who daydream. Which means that had I been born in this modern generation, I would have been ripe for being diagnosed with this brand-new … Continue reading

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More chutzpah by the EU

The EU is whining that Israel should pay them back for destroying structurers that were built partly with their money. This isn’t the first time you’ve heard organizations saying that Israel should reimburse them for structures destroyed either for being … Continue reading

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A study in Meimei

She’s getting more and more beautiful every day.

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Friday briefs

He’s done it before: Martin Indyk is trashing Netanyahu and manufacturing an anti-Israel crisis so that Israel will take the blame for the failed negotiations. Remember, more than 80% of American Jews voted for the administration that is doing this. … Continue reading

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Frozen parodies, part one

I like this one the best so far.

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Wednesday briefs

Sure, right after you free Tibet: China says Israel should make “brave decisions” about peace talks with the Palestinians. See title. Of course he does: John Kerry blamed Israel for the failure of the peace talks. But we saw that … Continue reading

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KISS and anti-Semitism

Well, this is shocking. Two of the four members of the original KISS were anti-Semites, according to Paul Stanley, who, along with Gene Simmons, is Jewish. Stanley’s book sheds greater light on why he wouldn’t want a full-on reunion, recalling … Continue reading

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He put on some great shows

Mickey Rooney passed away at the age of 93. Everyone knows Rooney, who died at the great age of 93, precisely because he lived so long, the tireless last surviving star of Hollywood’s 1930s Golden Age, a performer always ready … Continue reading

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Monday briefs

They don’t even try to hide it: Why should they? The world never penalizes nations and terrorist groups that target Jews. But good old Chipmunk Cheeks Nasrallah, from his secure, undisclosed location (where he lives in constant fear of assassination … Continue reading

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