Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas: A Seasonal Reminder Of How Birthdays Are Dumb

Christmas – the biggest birthday party of the year. Filled with eccentric relatives, questionable sweaters and indoor trees, Jesus’ big day is a weird ordeal for everyone except for Jews. Read More

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Daily Jewce: Christopher Hitchens And Rabbi Shmuley, Jewish Christmas Food, Judd Greenstein, And More

In the news: Christopher Hitchens’ complicated relationship with Judaism and his friendship with Rabbi Shmuley, Chinese people dressing up like Nazis, and much more. Read More

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The (New) Smoked Fish And Schmaltz Latke Man Of Brooklyn

Peter Shelsky is upping the ante on an important component to the new Jewish food scene: smoked fish. Read More

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Becoming Jewish: England, Baby Steps, And Being An Outsider

A trip to England solidifies how hard it is to be a practicing Jew once you officially become one. Read More

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Daily Jewce: Bukharian Food, Capt. No Beard Talks, The Spielberg Face, And More

In the news today: Matisyahu talks about his lack of beard, Ben Gurion International Airport celebrates a birthday, Bukharian food, and much more. Read More

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Tebow Magic Spell Cast On Jewish Writer

Ignore the overtly Christian QB at your intellectual (and spiritual?) peril. Read More

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This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: The Lone Hold Out

Ira Glass seems to love stories of people going against the grain. Read More

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The Year In Jewish Television

Some have called this the greatest year in television since 2010 and I think those people are right. Here is what I’ve notice from a year of watching far too much (but really not enough) television. Read More

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