Think You Need a Kosher Scooter?

July 2, 2015
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For a More Kosher Scooter (In Case You Think You Need One)

Introducing the “halachically-approved” Amigo Shabbat motorized scooter! All you have to do is change your toggle from “normal” to “Shabbat” mode, and you’re off to synagogue. The Amigo Shabbat is authorized by the Zomet Institute of Israel, which researches and endorses products for Shabbat use – everything from home minibars…

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Sweden’s Outrageous ’90s Jewish Dance Band

July 1, 2015
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Sweden's Outrageous Jewish '90s Pop Band

It’s fair to say that Swedish dance pop, high camp and bands whose names begin…

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Introducing a Yiddish Lifestyle Cookbook from 1938 Vilnius

June 30, 2015
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Introducing a Yiddish Lifestyle Cookbook from 1938 Vilnius

“It has long been established by the highest medical authorities that food made from fruits…

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The Only Leonard Nimoy Documentary You’ll Ever Need to Fund

June 29, 2015
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The Only Leonard Nimoy Documentary You'll Ever Need

Did you know that Spock’s Vulcan salute was…

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The True Story of the Jew Who Married a Dolphin

June 28, 2015
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The Jewish Woman Who Married a Dolphin in Eilat

Worried, as Bill O’Reilly is, that last week’s…

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The Medieval Rabbi Who Invented the Decimal Fractions System

June 25, 2015
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The Medieval Rabbi Who Invented the Decimal System

As you likely learned, the decimal system is…

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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

June 24, 2015
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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

Can’t sleep? Instead of shuffling to the freezer…

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Where Teenage Love is Anything But Ordinary

June 23, 2015
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Best known as a columnist, novelist, and writer…

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Seeger’s Unforgettable Song for the 3 Murdered Boys

June 22, 2015
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Pete Seeger’s Tribute to the 3 Boys Murdered by the KKK

This past weekend marks not only the first…

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The Holocaust-Memorializing Catholic Priest

June 19, 2015
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The Holocaust-Memorializing Catholic Priest

If there was a distinction for modern-day Righteous…

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The Little-Known History of Ecuadorian Jews

June 18, 2015
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The Little-Known History of Ecuadorian Jews

Every immigration has its adjustments, but for the…

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Meet the Mystical Mah Jongg Bubbe

June 17, 2015
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Meet the Mystical Mah Jongg Bubbe

Karen Gooen is a woman of many talents.…

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