Monthly Archives: August 2012

Barukh Ata Jewniverse

August 31, 2012
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Check out these great examples of the wild world of Jewish prayers and blessings. Did you know that Judaism has blessings for everything, from a rainbow to a trip to the bathroom? Everybody Poops—And there a blessing for it, too. Shema for Deaf People—How can you hear O Israel if…

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All About Anne

August 30, 2012
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 If you read The Diary of Anne Frank in high school you might think you…

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At the Movies with Jewniverse

August 29, 2012
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We suggest you spend some time at the movies—don’t worry, we have plenty of recommendations!…

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The Secret Underbelly of the Shtetl

August 28, 2012
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We suggest you spend some time exploring the…

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The Yummiest Things in the Jewniverse

August 27, 2012
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The Jewniverse is a yummy place, so grab…

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Escaping the Holocaust in the Circus

August 24, 2012
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In Europe, circuses used to travel across national…

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Fat Rabbis

August 23, 2012
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How fat can a fat rabbi be? The Babylonian Talmud (Baba Metzia…

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How dirty can you get (in Hebrew)?

August 22, 2012
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There’s something about the comedy hip-hop group The Lonely…

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Frank Sinatra in Israel

August 21, 2012
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What does a nice Italian Catholic boy have to do…

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Mitzvah Tantz

August 20, 2012
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The mitzvah tantz is one of  Hasidic Judaism’s most bizarre rituals.…

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Man Ray

August 17, 2012
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If you think you know what Man Ray’s…

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A Kabbalistic Spell Book

August 16, 2012
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Chaim Vital (1543-1620) was one of the most…

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