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Jews, Christmas, Etc.

Jews, Christmas, Etc.
By December 19, 2011

One Jew’s Christmas concessions. Read More

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A Klutz’ Guide To Cooking: Hanukkah Sufganiyot

A Klutz’ Guide To Cooking: Hanukkah Sufganiyot
By December 19, 2011

Making the Hanukkah donuts we all know and love. Read More

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Extremely Manipulative And Incredibly Irritating

Extremely Manipulative And Incredibly Irritating
By December 16, 2011

The trailer for the new Jonathan Safran Foer adaptation leaves us feeling a little disoriented. Read More

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Christmas: A Seasonal Reminder Of How Birthdays Are Dumb

Christmas: A Seasonal Reminder Of How Birthdays Are Dumb
By December 16, 2011

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

The (New) Smoked Fish And Schmaltz Latke Man Of Brooklyn
By December 15, 2011

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

Becoming Jewish: England, Baby Steps, And Being An Outsider
By December 15, 2011

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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The Year In Jewish Television

The Year In Jewish Television
By December 14, 2011

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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The World Tries Its Best To Deal With Post-Beard Matisyahu

The World Tries Its Best To Deal With Post-Beard Matisyahu
By December 14, 2011

Day one of Matisyahu without a beard. We can do it together. Read More

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