The Jews help him get revenge…

What happens when an image of Stephen Colbert is used by a menswear store in Iran to advertise an Persian New Years Sale? We get a lesson in the true meaning of Noerooz and Mahmoud Ahmadinedjad learns how bad ass the Jews and the Streits Matzo company can be…

Noerooz takes place this year on March 20th and remember, it isn’t about buying stuff. It’s about “Sagacity in thy affairs.” Uh… yeah. Slow news day…

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Founder and Publisher of Jewlicious, David Abitbol lives in Jerusalem with his wife, newborn daughter and toddler son. Blogging as "ck" he's been blocked on twitter by the right and the left, so he's doing something right.


  • Will you wear a tie now to protest Ahmadinejad? “TaTs – Ties against Tyrants”?

    Apropos, “Streit” means “argument”, “disagreement”, “struggle” etc., so there’s a little more irony to that.

  • Interesting: According to Wikipedia, “An extreme example of anti-necktie sentiment is found in Iran, whose theocratic rulers have denounced the accessory as a decadent symbol of Western oppression.”

    Don’t most Hasidic groups also oppose neckties?

  • I too approve of tit-for-tat, as long as it involves only humor. Isn’t Steven Colbert’s “corniest” Jewish joke is about the Iranian Space Program invading “Jew-Piter”?

  • ck, my dear, since I don’t see you around on gmail, I’ll ask on here. How much longer will you be in NYC? I’m flying in on 1st April, so I’ll be in town for my b’day.