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All posts by larry

  • The Nominee From Israel

    Although figure skaters may be left at home in Israel when The Winter Olympics’ torch is kindled in February, some Israeli filmmakers will get to...

  • Sundance Update #3

    HOLY ROLLERS was one of the most anticipated films at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. A film, inspired by the actual events of a few...

  • Sundance Update #2

    There were so many films of Jewish interest at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, that it was nearly impossible to view them all given ticket...

  • Sundance 2010 Howls With Jewish Films Galore

    Films, filmmakers, actors, others, and snow came to Park City, Utah for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and many of the films are of Jewish...

  • Tefillin Device Forced Jet to be Spiritually Grounded

    Sadly, the pilot and flight crew on a U.S. Airways Express flight on January 20, 2010 from New York City to Louisville Kentucky were not...

  • Jewish News Roundup

    While ck jets around North America, I will sneak in a Jewish news round-up Jared Malsin, an American Jewish man who writes for a Palestinian...

  • Telling a Book By Its Cover 2009

    Happy New Year. Here at MyJewishBooks.com it is out with the old and in with the new, and time to look at some of the...

  • Shiva Watch: 3 Notables on Erev Xmas

    Death came to three notables in the past few days. Arthur Cores, 52, passed away from cancer in Miami Beach. Born in Brookline and a...

  • Nympho-bosniaks Get No Luv From Me

    Breaking news from the European Court. Dervo Sejdic, who is of Roma heritage, and Jakob Finci, of Bosnian Jewish heritage, claimed that the government of...

  • My White House Invite Was NOT in the Mail

    I waited in vain for my invitation to the White House Hanukkah Party. As the lights on the Hanukkiah glowed on Pennsylvania Avenue, I remained...

  • Two UK Gifts To Israel for Hanukkah

    Lucky is Israel on this Hanukkah. Britain has given it two gifts. The first is that the new British Ambassador to Israel designate is Jewish....

  • Senator’s Hanukkah Ditty… Not on My Hit Parade

    Sorry to be the bad boy of Jewlicious… but the new Hanukkah song by a senior U.S. Senator, that many people are wetting their pants...

  • Kelev Tov B’ Shamayim Gadol

    The last time there was big Jewish news out of the Big Sky country, aka The Great State of Montana, it was December 2, 1993,...

  • The Countdown to Latkes: Hanukkah Wrap

    Decisions, decisions. I am not going to discuss the commercialization of Hanukkah in the USA, or the post-1920 popularity of it. Nevertheless, I have to...

  • U Mean My Fuel Wasn’t Kosher?

    The Orthodox Union, the kashrut and service organization that is known for its O-U heksher on foods and products has dropped its lawsuit against Indiana-based...

  • I Adore-ah Obama’s Menorah

    Each evening, after work, I have been rushing home to see if the invitation has arrived from the White House to the White House Hanukkah...

  • ShidduchWatch: A political scion couple

    Move over Ivanka Trump, another celebutante couple is tying the knot. They have confirmed via text message that they are engaged. They did not meet...

  • How Green Was My Shtreimel

    Word from Israel is that the death of Shtreimel Envy has been postponed for the time being. Since this Summer, there has been a Knesset...

  • A Gretel Story With Very Stale Gingerbread

    It only took over seventy years, but Gretel finally is getting her due. Gretel Bergmann (now Margaret Lambert), now 95, moved to NYC in 1937,...

  • Large Sales for New Moon Kislev?

    What is happening in America? Over $20 million in one day ticket sales for the New Moon of Kislev? Umm no. Sorry. I was misinformed....