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  • Addendum to News Roundup

    Okay, for those who asked for more info on the upcoming Israel episode of The Simpsons, to be broadcast in North America just before erev...

  • JewishNews Roundup, Week 12: Menachem Begin Killed

    So much Jewish news to catch up on today… Haaretz reports that Menachem Begin was killed in Lod this week! You mean he didn’t die...

  • Corey corey corey… your name meant life.

    Corey Haim, his name meant life, but it was a life filled with temptations. A Canadian born actor, and a son of an Israeli mother,...

  • Jewish News You Can Use

    As snow blankets the Northeast portion of the USA (16+ inches in NYC), and hamantaschen bakers in the NYC metro area worry about whether they...

  • Now You can Be A Brand Ambassador for Israel

    They asked for it. And now they have it. So many Israelis, and lovers of the State of Israel, have been saddened in the past...

  • A Mild Mannered Shushan Boy… and a Lady

    Purim falls just a week after the Jewlicious Festival in California, and skits are already in preparation worldwide. One of the energetic Purim script teams...

  • Text 3636 to My Pushke

    Sitting in New York City, today, eating lunch, and reading The New York Times about the Moishe House urban kibbutzes (or “ir-butz’s”) in the USA...

  • Sundance Update #5A: It’s a Wrap(-up)

    At the close of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, actor David Hyde Pierce, dressed as a rebellious rapper with a knit cap to protect himself...

  • Sundance Update#5B – It’s a Wrap(-up)

    …. “Bus” is an Israeli short documentary directed by Yasmine Novak. It is an examination of those who live amidst the complex rules, walls, checkpoints,...

  • Sundance Update #4: A Piece of Work Is Not Drek

    One of the hottest tickets at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival was the documentary, “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work,” directed by Ricki Stern and...

  • It’s Not Over Til the Fat Cantor Sings

    Contrary to rumors swirling around the Upper West Side of Manhattan and other Jewish ghettos, The Jewish Theological Seminary of America is NOT closing its...

  • The Tour When You Age Out of BirthRight

    Pity the JewLicious readers who have aged out of BirthRight Israel; Cry for those for whom the first season episodes of Srugim don’t float their...

  • 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...