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The Absurdity Of The BDS Day Protests And Counter-Protests

The Absurdity Of The BDS Day Protests And Counter-Protests
By March 30, 2011

How much good does protest do when it borders on parody? Read More

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Birth Writing: The End Of The End

Birth Writing: The End Of The End
By March 30, 2011

A birthday, the Kotel, the Holocaust Museum, some drinking, and a lot of reflection on the last days of a Birthright Israel trip. Read More

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5 Ways To Love Matzah After Passover

5 Ways To Love Matzah After Passover
By March 29, 2011

I think matzah is delicious, and I will come out and confess that Pesach isn’t the only time of year I keep a box handy. Here is a quick breakdown of my top five matzah spreads, and the best time of year to try them. Read More

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Shtickball: National League Picks

Shtickball: National League Picks
By March 28, 2011

Last year the San Francisco Giants brought the World Series championship back to the NL. Will they do it again? Read More

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Jews Watching Television: Glimpsing The Future Of Must See TV

Jews Watching Television: Glimpsing The Future Of Must See TV
By March 25, 2011

Last night was a great night of TV but was it too great? Four revolutionary sitcoms showed off exactly what makes them transcendent and it was exhausting. Read More

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The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/ This American Life Review: Save the Day

The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/ This American Life Review: Save the Day
By March 23, 2011

This week’s TAL has gone 2D–pairing the audio with visual stimulation. Ira is back to Save the Day, and puts us through slow withdrawal in giving us a taste of Updike in this week’s rerun episode. Read More

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Dutch Player Adds Another Classic Anti-Semitic Moment To Soccer History

Dutch Player Adds Another Classic Anti-Semitic Moment To Soccer History
By March 22, 2011

A Dutch soccer player provided another not-so-classic moment in football antisemitism this week, after he had to publicly apologize for chanting along with fans at a bar to the tune of “We’re going to hunt for Jews.” Read More

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Jews Watching Big Love: The Last Place You Look

Jews Watching Big Love: The Last Place You Look
By March 21, 2011

It’s the end of the line for our favorite show about Mormons. Read More

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