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All posts by alli

  • Wish Jew Were Here

    A new site called AlmostmetJew.com identifies their mission as being there to “help Jews locate the passing Jew that caught their attention, but they missed...

  • For your viewing pleasure

  • Reflecting on Yom Ha Shoah

    What can I say? I am a bit of a child molester, only in that I swoon a little for the deliciously handsome young soldiers...

  • Confessional

    It is late and I’ve ignored Jewlicious for a few weeks. Just checked in before going to bed and saw the postings about the recent...

  • EU ANNOUNCEMENT

    The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the...

  • Maggid: A Journal of Jewish Literature Rocks it at T’mol Shilshom

    Edited by Michael P. Kramer, Maggid is an annual publication showcasing the best new Jewish writing, in all genres, from around the world illustrating the...

  • A movie. All in Yiddish.

    Believe it.

  • Israeli Moment: Shuk Ha Carmel and all its ballaganization

    I won’t reiterate everything, but last week was my hardest week during my last 15 months in Israel. I felt like everywhere I turned there...

  • Israeli Moment: Fixing a pipe

    I have a problem where some water is leaking down onto the window of the neighbor below me. The guy, Aryeh, who is supposed to...

  • Blonde lobsters are not okay to eat OR marry

    Divers have discovered a new crustacean in the South Pacific that resembles a lobster and is covered with what looks like silky, blond fur, French...

  • Speaking of sperm, here’s an idea…Orthodox Jewish sperm bank

    Yeshiva boys can’t spill their seed without a wifey. Some loving married couples are infertile. I see a solution here. Anyone know the halacha on...

  • Israeli Moment: Registering for Classes

    …and later that same day… Scar Limud/Tuition Office: Can I help you? Me: Yeah, I was told to come here to start the process of...

  • Israeli Moment: Driver’s License Test

    Driving Instructor: You have your ID? Me: Yes, here. Him: :::gets in car says something I don’t understand in Hebrew::: Me: Ani mitztaeret, aval efshar...

  • Israeli Moment: Drycleaning

    The Israeli moment series will be reinforcing negative Israeli stereotypes. Yeah, I know, that’s bad. It’s just been a particularly ballaganistic week, so please let...

  • birthright israel changed my life, et tu?

    I remember being perplexed at how people could eat so many vegetables for breakfast. I remember hiking in the hills outside of Jerusalem and knowing...

  • Harley David Son of A Bitch

    If you heard Serge Gainsbourg in your head while reading that headline, then congratulations, you are a world pop-culture aficionado. But more importantly, if you’re...

  • Israeli Moment: Payment

    In order to have the Student Authority pay for the second degree that I am currently pursuing, I need to go to a lawyer/notary and...

  • Spre O Viata Noua = Kick-Ass Sale at Castro Men

    Behold, a bilingual poster in Romanian and Hungarian promoting a film about Jewish settlements in Palestine from the 1930s. Or is it? Me thinks it...

  • Israeli Moment: A Series

    Visiting friend to guy at health food store: Excuse me, do you Have kombucha tea? Israeli clerk (thick accent): No, but we have kombucha in...

  • You would cry, too, if it happened to you

    According to the AP, “For thousands of years, rabbis performed a simple procedure to cleanse the wound during a ritual circumcision: Like outdoorsmen treating a...