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All posts by larry

  • 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...

  • 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,...