}

All posts by Sharon

  • Kotel to no longer appear in British tourism ads

    Just one complaint was enough for Britain’s Advertising Standard Agency to decide that the kotel should no longer be part of Israel tourism advertisements circulated...

  • Israel bans iPad

    I didn’t believe it at first, but it seems that Israel really has banned the iPad, due to WiFi incompatibility (security?) issues, and has ordered all...

  • The Traif Bike Gesheft in Williamsburg

    I’m reposting another Jewish Week article of mine, as I think the content is particularly of interest to the Jewlicious readership. Stop by 99 S....

  • Chasidic Lady Gaga!

    The amazing video below of a chasidic wedding band performing Lady Gaga is produced by Yoel Brach Productions. But I didn’t find this myself —...

  • The Curse That Rocked Great Neck

    Today I’m reposting my Jewish Week story for this week, because it is perhaps one of the craziest stories I have ever written. Enjoy, and...

  • Israel’s Independence, Rhode Island Style

    This weekend, while visiting a friend in D.C., I ventured for the first time to the Newseum, a 250,000-square-foot colossus that offers a window into...

  • Progress for LGBT Jews (and non-Jews) in the UK

    (I know I live in New York, but today I need to comment on an issue surfacing across the Atlantic Ocean — in the United...

  • Do I turn off the light or do you?

    He’s not quite Kim Kardashian, her sister Khloe, or even John Edwards – but he’s pretty damn sexy. You know, those sagging man-boobs, that voluptuous...

  • Super Bowl XLIV: “I’ll Do It for the Saints”

    The countdown to Super Bowl XLIV (that’s 44, people) is exactly 2 days: 2 hours: 42 mins: 2 secs, but since the Giants aren’t involved, I...

  • @HerzliyaConf goes live on social networks

    For David Saranga, Twitter and Facebook remain the best weapons in an ongoing battle to maintain a positive image of Israel and make the Jewish State...

  • MOMORight Israel: Inside Scoop

    Boarding the E-train en route to my most recent international reporting endeavor, I wasn’t sure what exactly to expect. I was about to tag along...

  • @HerzilyaConf goes live on social networks

    For David Saranga, Twitter and Facebook remain the best weapons in an ongoing battle to maintain a positive image of Israel and make the Jewish...