Monthly Archives: July 2011

As Jewish As Chinese Food

July 28, 2011
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chinese_food

“Ask yourself, what food have you eaten more recently,” says author Jennifer 8. Lee, “apple pie or Chinese food?” Chinese food, Lee says, is the most popular food in America. There are more Chinese restaurants in this country than all the McDonald’s, Burger Kings, and KFCs put together. In Lee’s TED Talk, she meets…

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The Exorcists

July 27, 2011
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Exorcism is a ritual performed in order to drive an evil spirit–whether demonic or ghostly–out of the…

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A Kaiser Roll in the Bodega

July 26, 2011
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vanessahidary

Vanessa Hidary calls herself the “Hebrew Mamita.” She was raised on the Upper West Side…

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Piercing in the Bible

July 25, 2011
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piercings

If you want to get your nose pierced,…

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Awesome People Hanging Out

July 22, 2011
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einstein-chaplin

The new website Awesome People Hanging Out Together is exactly…

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Thank God I’m a Country Boy

July 21, 2011
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feiglin

Six days a week, a family plowed the earth and…

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The Armchair Commando

July 20, 2011
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lazer

Here’s an exercise program for yeshiva students, office workers, and anyone else…

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A Summer Festival of Lights

July 18, 2011
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jlem

Creating public art in Jerusalem is complicated. After all, the…

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The Midrash of Leonard Cohen

July 17, 2011
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the midrash of leonard cohen

The Canadian singer and poet Leonard Cohen has written some…

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This Ain’t Your Grandpa’s Shema

July 15, 2011
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cover-eyes

The prayer known as the Shema, the six-word proclamation…

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Crowdsourcing the Holocaust

July 14, 2011
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vashem-wall

Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial museum in Israel, has an unexpected…

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A Girl’s Best Friend

July 13, 2011
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diamond

What’s the connection between Hasidic Jews and diamonds? History tells…

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