Category Archives: Jews

“Apartheid” Israelis call for honoring Druze officer

The Druze police officer who was murdered Muslim by terrorists yesterday while helping defend Israeli Jews is being laid to rest, and religious Jews are calling for Israelis to go to his funeral and show their respect for his sacrifice. … Continue reading

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Pat Condell, still going strong

I could spend hours on his YouTube channel. Pat Condell is a British atheist who regularly makes videos in support of Israel and Jews. He also goes to town on Islamists, though he doesn’t use that term. If you’ve never … Continue reading

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A change of pace

Let’s have a sweet Friday post. I love Once Upon A Time, and I thought it was so sweet that Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas, who play Snow White and Prince Charming, fell in love and married in real life. … Continue reading

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And the winning Passover video is…

Short, sweet, and makes you smile. Chag Sameach, Happy Passover, and have a wonderful Seder.

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Frozen parodies, part one

I like this one the best so far.

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This is why I like the new Pope

He invited a dozen Argentinian rabbis, and made sure they had a nice selection of kosher food. The kashered a Vatican kitchen specifically for the rabbis. For just one day, the kitchen of the Vatican hotel where Pope Francis lives … Continue reading

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Tiger Moron

“Tiger Mom” Amy Chua is successfully trolling for book sales again. Her new thesis is that some “cultures” are just better than others. Because anecdotes. These groups — “cultural,” mind you, never “ethnic” or “racial” or “religious” — all possess, … Continue reading

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It’s not feminism that’s killing the Jewish Conservative movement

Avi Woolf went on an anti-feminist rant that has nothing to do with Conservative Judaism, but hey–he gets in a lot of cracks about feminists and pretends he knows something about Conservative Judaism while he’s at it. And yet, I … Continue reading

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Tuesday briefs

Spying and lying: Israel caught an Iranian spy. It’s a huge thing, but look at the way NBC downplays Israel’s authenticity by using the weasel words “alleges” and “was said to be”. This, on an article that shows the pictures … Continue reading

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One last post before the fast

It’s completely irreverent, and perfectly timed for Yom Kippur. From the Algemeiner, which wouldn’t let me get the embed code.

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G’mar chatima tova

I have nothing extra for you all today. May you have a meaningful holiday and an easy fast, and may you be inscribed in the Book for a good year.

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L’shana tovah

A sweet, happy, and healthy new year to all of my Jewish friends, family, and readers. And, still stealing from Lair Simon: Don’t forget to start writing 5774 on your checks.

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Wednesday briefs

Time supports fantasy writing now: Karl Vick (rhymes with dick), the viciously anti-Israel Mideast reporter at Time, thinks that the Mad Mullahs of Tehran could be convinced to get Assad to give up his chemical weapons. Why? Because they suffered … Continue reading

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When an anti-Semite turns out to be a Jew

This is a wonderful story. I read about it a while back and probably linked it, but here’s a video to get you thinking at the start of the High Holy Days. It’s a story of discovery and repentance.

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The misleading AP headline of the month

Ah, AP bias: Check out the headline on this beauty. Israel angered by Polish ban on Jewish slaughter Holy crap! The Jews are slaughtering people? Who? What? Where? How? And the Poles are stopping them? Good for the Poles. Israel … Continue reading

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