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Manischewitz Screwed Up, Passover’s Gonna Suck

Manischewitz Screwed Up, Passover’s Gonna Suck
By February 28, 2008

With Passover less than two months away, matzo aficionados are getting psyched to indulge in some serious unleavened products! Okay, maybe that's a slight exaggeration, but many of us have come to depend on and even enjoy Passover products like … Read More

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From Krakow, With Love

From Krakow, With Love
By February 28, 2008

Dear Jewcy Aficionados: Dzien dobry from the Krakow airport. I have just wrapped up an unofficial 72-hour Jewish immersion holiday and thought I would offer a few travel tips for those of you who plan on making a pilgrimage this … Read More

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Walk a Mile in Natalie Portman’s Shoes

Walk a Mile in Natalie Portman’s Shoes
By February 27, 2008

Natalie Portman is known for being as socially conscious as she is gorgeous, so it's no surprise that the Israeli-born actress has launched her own line of vegan shoes. In an entertaining interview with the London Times, Portman recently talked … Read More

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Board Game Controversy! Where’s Jerusalem Again?

Board Game Controversy!  Where’s Jerusalem Again?
By February 26, 2008

Hasbro, maker of the game Monopoly, is set to become a world leader in political geography: After a recent promotion for their forthcoming "World Edition" created some controversy, they swiftly and deftly nipped the problem in the bud. The international … Read More

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Q&A: ‘Penelope’ Director Mark Palansky

Q&A: ‘Penelope’ Director Mark Palansky
By February 26, 2008

Mark Palansky's debut feature film, Penelope, is a modern take on a timeless conceit, entrenched in classic monster mythology. Cursed with the snout of a pig, Penelope (Christina Ricci) must learn to love herself exactly as she is. (Try as … Read More

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Hostess Confidential: The Health Inspector is Back

Hostess Confidential: The Health Inspector is Back
By February 19, 2008

Previously: The Health Inspector Is Here The general manager walks slowly towards the health-inspector. “Hi, how can I help you?” he asks as his voice cracks. “Show me your kitchen.” The health inspector replies. She takes out her clipboard and … Read More

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Puppy Love: Would You Clone Your Dog?

Puppy Love: Would You Clone Your Dog?
By February 15, 2008

We all get attached to our dogs, but is there really any good reason to clone them? For one California woman whose life was saved by her now-deceased pit bull, the answer is an emphatic "yes." Bernann McKunney has submitted … Read More

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Naked Chef Jamie Oliver Becoming a Kosher Slaughterer

Naked Chef Jamie Oliver Becoming a Kosher Slaughterer
By February 14, 2008

Naked Chef Jamie Oliver is working on some PETA style exposes that would condemn shechita, the kosher slaughtering process, and the Jewish community in Britain is freaking out. I've received this email from a number of friends at home and … Read More

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