Monthly Archives: December 2008

No Happy Endings in Gaza

I’ve got war refugees in my home today. I mean my daughter’s fellow second-year students from the animation program at Sapir College, located right next to Sderot. The campus is under fire and has shut its gates, so these budding … Read More

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Welcome to the World, Baby Palin (Oops, I Mean Johnston)

18-year-old Bristol Palin, daughter of also-ran Vice Presidential candidate and current Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, gave birth to a son on Saturday. She and fiance Levi Johnston named the new addition Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston. Depending who you ask, this … Read More

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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Bristol Palin Baby Photo Bidding War, Gaza Airstrikes Continue and Matchmaking Based On Blood Type

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Fighting in the Gaza Strip is far from over: On the fourth day of attacks, Israel’s airstrikes are "the first of several stages," according to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. We’re a … Read More

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Have You Gotten “the Borough Park Stare”?

I am sitting in a random kosher pizza shop in Brooklyn. I am sitting here, eyebrows furrowed, pissed off at the racket we know as the kosher pizza shop cartel. Three dollars for a slice of pizza. The quality of … Read More

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Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus, Part 3

"Say ‘Ho! Ho! Ho!’" Mr. Dennis instructed a student. I could have taken the picture and nobody would have known the difference-nobody but parents ever saw these pictures. But suddenly the Christmas tree was wrong. I didn’t understand why I was so angry … Read More

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The Proverbial Chicken Is Coming Home to Roost

It is a rainy Monday night in Jerusalem, day three of the Hanukkah war against the Hamas terrorist regime in Gaza. I just met a family from Ein Tzurim that spent the day in Jerusalem. Ein Tzurim is a religious … Read More

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Mick Hume Goes to Sderot

Trawling through the media coverage of Israel’s attack on Gaza, thankfully not every commentator follows the comment/analysis by the Telegraph’s Sean Rayment that Israel is “Addicted to violence”. How Rayment expects to be taken seriously as a supposedly impartial defence … Read More

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Resources for Bleeding Hearts

Need some help figuring out why Israel’s bombing of Gaza doesn’t sit quite right with you? Luckily for you, I’ve compiled some useful resources.  – The Palestinian politician’s perspective: Here’s an article in the Huffington Post by Mustafa Barghouthi, the … Read More

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