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  • same sex announcements

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  • Abu Chomsky

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  • Michelangelo’s David is 500 Years Old

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  • Sergeant Pfeffer’s Lonely Hearts Club Blog

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  • Celebrating 350 Years of Jewish America

    Today was the first day of the New York Jewish Music and Heritage Festival. Taking place from September 7-14, the byline reads A one-week cultural...

  • This is real…

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  • Passion sells like hotcakes!

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  • Organized Crime in Israel

    No wonder everyone in Israel is so nice to me… Haaretz reports on the recent return to Israel from Prague of alleged underworld kingpin Assi...

  • What shall we call this post about how the organized Jewish community has failed us?

    So I was perusing Jewschool, as I often do when I am procrastinating, and I came across an interesting post (imagine that!). The blog post,...

  • Worldwide terrorism-related deaths on the rise

    MSNBC reports that terrorism related deaths have been on the rise since 9/11. They documented 2,929 deaths in that time period around the world, with...

  • Intro to Islam 101

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  • Fruit of the Vine

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  • Party Time in Gaza

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  • 10 Days of Penitence

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  • More curious attempts at peace

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  • Schwarzenegger vs. Stewart

    My sister wants to marry him, Samantha my kiwi office mate wants to do unmentionable things with him and me? I’m just happy watching the...

  • and it makes me wonder…

    Bad day for the Jews yesterday. CK called me here in Jerusalem from Canada to tell me about a bombing an hour away. In two...

  • Chief Rabbi of Ariel Arrested

    Haaretz reports that Shalom Nagar, the Chief Rabbi of Ariel, was arrested on suspicion of rape. I have just one question, if anyone knows the...

  • Two buses blown up in Be’er Sheva

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