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The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Stamler Design

The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Stamler Design
By July 9, 2010

Working, non-working, teacher, doctor, costume designer, lawyer or trapeze artist – regardless of what you or your mother does for a living, come time to plan an event, whether that be a wedding or a Bar-Mitzvah, Jewish women suddenly become … Read More

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Glenn Beck University has 0% Jewish Faculty

Glenn Beck University has 0% Jewish Faculty
By July 6, 2010

I can’t wait to meet the guy who tells me, "yeah, I did my undergrad at Harvard, checked out to Europe for a few years of real world education, got into Univeristy of Chicago law, finished that, but didn’t know … Read More

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The Barack and Bibi Show: A Roundup

The Barack and Bibi Show: A Roundup
By July 6, 2010

Today the leaders of American and Israel meet in Washington.  Here’s a roundup: At The Daily Beast, Peter Beinhart tells Obama not to "go wobbly" on the Jewish State. The Forward hosts an interesting reporters roundtable on the meeting. The … Read More

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Will Dancing Soldiers Change Public Opinion on Israel?

Will Dancing Soldiers Change Public Opinion on Israel?
By July 6, 2010

Going to guess no on this one.  But hey, at least next time somebody accuses the Israeli military of being oppressive, you can say "yeah?  Well at least they know how to DANCE!"

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Noam Chomsky: Not a Funny Dude

Noam Chomsky:  Not a Funny Dude
By July 6, 2010

Another day, another interview with the famous professor you either love or hate. But in the recent interview he did with the Telegraph, we learn the shocking truth that Noam Chomsky isn’t a funny guy.  The revelation comes in the … Read More

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The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: S’Creme

The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: S’Creme
By July 2, 2010

I am convinced that ice cream and frozen treats are the cure to any and every problem. Kids giving you a hard time on a hot summer day? Ice cream to the rescue. Boyfriend just broke your heart? Someone’s headed … Read More

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…Then They Came for the Indie Rock

…Then They Came for the Indie Rock
By June 30, 2010

Rock music is a broad category that covers a lot of ground – glamour and ambition, epic love and sex, mythic failure and success – but indie rock is about nothing if not personal authenticity. I’ve been trying to understand … Read More

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Jewish Summer Camp Was Awesome/Sucked

Jewish Summer Camp Was Awesome/Sucked
By June 29, 2010

When you begin attending Jewish summer camp at around age 10, you’re a wide-eyed, bushy tailed young buck, hoping to make some cool friends and maybe live the Jewish dream of hitting a game-winning shot in a basketball tournament. By … Read More

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