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All posts by Sharon

  • My first “intercourse” with socialized healthcare

    (This update is cross-posted from “Sacred and Insane,” my blog about immigrating to Jerusalem as a secular Jew. To read the original post, please click...

  • Uniting Jewish Art: SUDINmagazine

    Elke Reva Sudin, one of the artists featured in the “Punk Jews” article I wrote for The Jewish Week a few months back, let me...

  • And Jerusalem falls silent…

    This is the latest post from my blog, “Sacred and Insane,” about being a new, secular immigrant and journalist in Jerusalem. Please visit and read...

  • Desired sex partner?

    (Also posted on Sharon’s new immigration blog, “Sacred and Insane“) Turns out searching for an apartment in Israel can be quite amusing — particularly when...

  • New episodes of “Sexy Beijing:” Transgender life in China

    After a year hiatus, I’m excited to see that everyone’s favorite Jewish girl in China, “Sufei,” has published a two-part new episode of her fantastic...

  • Sharon’s decision to take the plunge…

    I have at long-last decided to do what I’ve been thinking about doing for the past two years or so, and that is — move...

  • Gilad Shalit march

    The very end of the march, in Jerusalem on Bezalel, across from Gan Sacher. About 15 minutes before Prime Minister Netanyahu’s house. You can also...

  • Birthright Goes To Hebron – Controversially?

    My Jewish Week article this week, on a Birthright group visiting Hebron. Participants on a Birthright trip last week discussed their stop at the Cave...

  • ‘PunkJews’ Get Their 15 Minutes

    I’m re-posting another of my Jewish Week articles this week because the Jewlicious audience would definitely be interested in this new venture, called “PunkJews.” Really...

  • Jewish Week’s 36 Under 26, 2010

    It’s that time of year again — The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” section is up and running. Kudos to fellow staff writer Tamar Snyder...

  • NYC Israel Rally – 6/9/10

    Hosted by The Jewish Week‘s Stewart Ain. Speech by Avi Posnick, from StandWithUs. Comments from Rabbi Avi Weiss and various rally attendees.

  • The Gaza Flotilla Battle – On Twitter

    The Gaza Flotilla Battle – On Twitter...

  • Pumping Iron for the Payes Set

    I need to re-post my Jewish Week article from this past week, which is yet another exploration into the ostensibly odd ways that haredim and...

  • Happy 30th Birthday, PAC-MAN! (and Pac-Woman)

    Yeah, this is a Jewish site, and I can’t find anything particularly Jewish about PAC-MAN, but we’re all Jewish geeks…and this is damn geeky!  ...

  • Jerusalem Post’s 50 most influential Jews in the world

    Very interesting, though they probably should’ve included Bernie Madoff, considering he really continues to influence people’s financial and personal lives (albeit negatively) all over the...

  • The Cheesiest Holiday

    If you’re like me, and grew up attending a central New Jersey Reform Hebrew school, you probably never heard more than two sentences about Shavuot...

  • Team Lifeline NYC Marathon Vid Contest

    Team Lifeline, the marathon training program that raises money for children’s international health support network, Chai Lifeline, is raffling off 2o positions on its team...

  • Not your typical Jewish boy

    When Jason Paul recently graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in communication, he says he attempted to pursue what he calls a more “convential”...

  • The Jewish Picasso Of Tremont

    I’m re-posting my front-page Jewish Week article from this week, about a ridiculously interesting Bronx relic — and his works of art. This is an...

  • Happy 62nd Birthday, Israel!

    It’s now over 7.5 years since my unabashedly glorious days  as a marching band geek, but I have to share the most impressive shot from the...