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All posts by Lisa Klug

  • Chag Sameach!

    Each week, I’ve been posting mini profiles about all kinds of Cool Jews. This week, get a listen of Israeli Lior Kaminetsky an internationally renowned...

  • ¡Felíz Año Neuvo y Felíz Sukkot!

    The upcoming Esencia de Judaismo/Essence of Judaism Sukkot Celebration embodies the essence of the biblical phrase, “Sukkat Shalom/Tabernacle of Peace.” A project of the American...

  • Days of Awe

    On the first day of Rosh HaShanah, the community known as Beit Midrash Ohr HaChaim in the Bay Area was treated to the following words...

  • Rock Your Shana

    It’s not everyday you can pick up a bisseleh Torah from a Hollywood screenwriter. But you actually can every week. David Sacks, who won an...

  • Jewish Diversity Rocks

    What do a rapper, a dancer, a comedian and a handful of Sefardic, Ashkenazi and Hasidic performers have in common? They’re all sharing the stage...

  • Rebuilding and Being Built

    A few years ago, at a Yom Kippur service in New York, I met Neshama Carlebach through a mutual friend. It was a few more...

  • Step Aside Marvel Comics

    These heroes don’t wear tights or capes. They hardly need leotards to reveal how super they really are. If you somehow haven’t yet heard, Rabbi...

  • When Fashion Meets Frumkeit

    You know traditional Judaism has entered a new milieu when tzniut ends up on TLC. Mayim Bialik starred in NBC’s “Blossom” from 1990 to 1994....

  • Belonging Everywhere

    Back at U. Madison’s Conney Conference while doing the Cool Jew thang, I met classically trained dancer Adam McKinney, an African American, Native American, Ashkenazi...

  • Thoughts On Race and Gates

    Aliza Hausman is a Latina Orthodox Jewish convert, freelance writer, blogger and educator, who blogs daily at Memoirs of a Jewminicana. She recently shared some...

  • Free Panties

    With your name on them. And we’d really like to give them to you. Seriously. But we can’t do that unless you enter the COOL...

  • Remembering the Captive On Tisha B’Av

    A Jewish man and an African-American woman are both imprisoned, thousands of miles apart, under very disparate conditions. On this national day of mourning, Tisha...

  • Grey Goose vs. Black Bear

    Vicki has been generously sharing her perspective at Jewlicious. But this week, she’s also sharing the wealth with Tolerant Nation. Grey Goose vs. Black Bear...

  • Sweet n’ Sexy

    Nine cool Jews and Jewish businesses have donated $175 worth of gifts in celebration of “Tu B’Av,” a day on the Jewish calendar for sweethearts....

  • I Couldn’t Help But Wonder

    In the words of one of my favorite fictional writers, I couldn’t help but wonder… Is there really no such thing as bad PR? Earlier...

  • Mazal Tov “La Jewminicana”

    Big phat congrats to “La Jewminicana,” winner of the Cool Jew 4th of July Giveaway! The Cool Jew 4th of July Gift Box contains $100...

  • Iran, From A Jewish Refugee’s Perspective

    Roya Hakakian emigrated from Iran to the United States in 1985, seeking political asylum. An author, activist and filmmaker, Hakakian discussed the recent political upheaval...

  • Who Are You?

    Are you a Jewish American or an American Jew? Tell us why @ http://tinyurl.com/cool4th and enter to win the Cool Jew 4th of July Gift...

  • A Taste Of Jewlicious On Oprah Radio

    If you’ve never listened to XM/Sirius Radio, you can get a free trial here. Why would you bother? Because they have awesome programming, including a...

  • Free The Captive: 1095 Days and Counting

    In a little more than two months, Gilad Shalit will turn 23 — if he is still alive. Yesterday marked the three-year anniversary of Shalit’s...