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All posts tagged "Jewish history"

  • Speak on it, Rabbi

    You know that earthquake that happened Friday night near Alhambra? Yeah, that was caused by the earth-shaking speech given by Rabbi Moshe Greenwald of Downtown...

  • You’re Welcome

    I’m Queen Esther. I took the place of Ahashverosh’s wife Vashti who apparently wasn’t obedient enough.   King A-money had a competition to find a...

  • A Wooden Synagogue is Rising from the Ashes

    In the course of World War II, an entire class of architecture was obliterated: the elaborate and sophisticated wooden synagogues of Poland. Not a single...

  • Jews: 4000 Years in 4 Minutes

    Oy va viral video voy… God as a character from Monty Python? Moses as a California surfer dude? Goliath as Apu on the Simpsons? Judeans...

  • It’s Purim Time!!

    Purim and Activism from Eli Joseph – Taken from my living room in Maaleh Adumim Some thoughts.. When I was growing up, I had a...

  • Shlomo Sand Ridiculed by Historian Simon Schama

    Some of you may recall our celebration of French journalistic standards which permitted “The Invention of the Jewish People,” a sad, ideologically bent book by...