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All posts by froylein

  • Job Opening (Gaza Strip): Snood Makers (m/f), Hairstylists (f)

    I do wonder why it appears to be universally accepted among religious extremists that female primary hair is particularly sexual and its display could lead...

  • Prize Question

    What do Purim, werewolves, Native Americans, Celtic horsemen, Halloween, and the Greek deity Diana have in common? I was going to do a post on...

  • Birthright Diaspora? Birthright Diaspora!

    EV had the idea, and I somewhat like it. (Admittely, I love travelling and Jewish European history, so I’d be, ehmm, terribly qualified to staff...

  • From Prussia with Love

    Oh my, what’s going on here? I go away on a trip for a little while, and a large share of commenters (and contributors) have...

  • How fast can you say “orchestrated effort”?

    That is what the whole case appears like to me, an orchestrated effort. I suppose you’ve heard about the NYT reporter / bureau chief in...

  • In Blogo Veritas

    Saw the news over at Kelsey’s, but I think it is also worth mentioning on here that Failed Messiah was portrayed by the NYT yesterday....

  • I went to Abu Gosh and ate hummus, and so can you!

    Theoretically, you could probably even dip yourself into hummus completely: Found on IsraelNationalNews via Yahoo! News: Arab Israelis have moved to the front lines...

  • For real? – Indeed. – Wow! #4: Herring

    I’m not sure who started it, but at some point people on the coast of the Baltic Sea and the Northsea must have decided, “Hey,...

  • O Come All Ye Fanciful

    This post is for the ladies. “Let’s face it, gentlemen. Women in all cultures all over the world have at all times loved wearing jewellery....

  • This is a public service announcement

    The current decade still has one year to go. There has never been a year “0” in this or similar calendar systems. This fact was...

  • Words fail me here…

    Fresh in, the sign “Arbeit Macht Frei” from the entrance to the Auschwitz KZ was stolen. AP reports via Yahoo news: The 5-meter-long (16-foot-long),...

  • If it has Muffti and wimmins in it, it must be good.

    CK and I were chatting yesterday. While this alone might be of little interest as the chat this time did not entail any risqué or...

  • It is a matter of decency

    As former Nazi-guard John Demjanjuk is standing trial for his role in the killing of almost 28,000 Jews at the Sobibor death camp, there...

  • Who’s in for a date tonight?

    Not with me, obviously, but with football (“soccer” for all of those that cannot pronounce “aluminium” and therefore say “aluminum”). Tonight, it’s Bayern Munich vs...

  • “You suck, but not as much as the Lebanese.”

    Anybody who has ever needed to motivate a group of people and get them to work as a team knows that one of the easiest...

  • You have no idea…

    … of how long I’ve wanted to post this particular song on Jewlicious if only just to see the typical suspects whine about my bad...

  • I’ve found it!

    I’ve found the one vacation spot where there are no incoherent cab drivers, no cursing Russians, no German men in short shorts and socks in...

  • Dreaming of crisps with vinegar

    A friend of mine has pointed me to an extraordinarily talented photographer on Flickr who takes great shots of the Chasidic community of London. The...

  • Calling London

    Confession #1: I’m blogging this post almost two days later than I’d promised CK to. Confession #2: I’ve got a weak spot for British auditioning...

  • To our head honcho