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All posts by froylein

  • Bitch Made Me Blush

    Cheers from the place CK and Muffti never manage to be in when I am. *audible sigh* Here’s a little gem from my current trip:...

  • “Not allowed.”

    My, my, kids, you let Middle get away easily… I’m still waiting for more people to fulfil the task given here. Let’s keep this going...

  • Guten Rutsch!

    That’s what you say in German if you wish somebody to get into the new year well. “Rutsch” means “slide” in German, so there are...

  • Nu, Jew, Will You?

    I for one won’t. This year, that is. I’ll be packing suitcases. And given the current situation in Israel, I know many of you won’t...

  • What do Jewlicious and the Vatican Have in Common?

    I shouldn’t have mentioned to CK that I’m turning 30 next year. I wouldn’t say he’s been guilt-tripping me, but the following statement by him...

  • Dies Felix, Dies Irae

    Many like me that come from a mixed background have got to handle two family-get-together-and-overeat-till-you-plotz holidays these days. That wouldn’t be quite so bad (apart...

  • Happy Chanukka!

  • The Rise of the Kitsch Monster

    While some people are lamenting a decline of Jewish literacy and sophistication (a post on that is soon to follow; I’ve been doing quite some...

  • Arbetlosemarsch

    Just found this nice Yiddish clip that should warm the heart of all lefty Yidn:

  • Update on Mumbai

    By AP via Yahoo News: Masked Indian commandos dropped from helicopters Friday onto the roof of a Jewish center in Mumbai where suspected Muslim militants...

  • Froylein’s Internet Find of the Day

    It’s one of those cold, rainy autumn days. It’s exactly one of those days that I’ve decided I’ve got nothing to wear. At least nothing...

  • Get your knish on!

    The 29th edition of The Knish is online! What can I say? I love those lads & lasses! (In a platonic way, that is.) IMNSHO,...

  • One of those moments that make you speechless

    AP via Yahoo News reports about an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family who wants to keep their son on life support while doctors say his state has...

  • Tonight, 70 Years Ago

    Today we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the night in which synagogues got burnt down, Jewish stores got destroyed, Jews got imprisoned or killed on...

  • Froylein’s Insight of the Day

    You know the economy is in the pits if you wear an outfit that comes with slouch boots and large, dangling earrings and still, bankers...

  • Hey, Cheapo!

    Yep, I mean you! Whether you’re a penny-pincher or just a person who enjoys coffee, there’s some good news: go to Starbucks tomorrow, say...

  • Shmanta will Stuff Kelsey’s Boots

    David Kelsey has made it onto Shmanta’s “Nice”-list. In what could be interpreted as a major exercise of self-restraint in addition to newly found inner...

  • Have you read about the Israeli mother who…

    . . . after her son had been rescued under great effort and expenses by the Israeli embassy during a climbing trip abroad, called the...

  • R.I.P. Studs Terkel

    Pulitzer-Prize winning MOT Studs Terkel passed away at age 96. Read up more on him here and listen to him here.

  • Un ich hob lib knoblbroit!

    A pretty, young woman is asleep as suddenly her bedroom window opens. In flies a vampire. The young woman wakes up; terrified, she grabs the...