Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Jewiest Porn You Ever Did See

December 31, 2013
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The Jewiest Porn You Ever Did See

G-rated Jew porn is a thing. Okay, maybe it’s PG. Regardless, the idea for a Jewish porn site that anyone from your bubbe to a bar mitzvah boy will enjoy—but not like that— came to 23-year-old actress, writer, and director Sarah Rosen. Rosen told The Huffington Post about her inspiration for Porn4Jews: “I first…

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Not New Year’s for Jews!

December 31, 2013
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newyears-eve

According to the Jewish calendar, nothing happens tonight at midnight. It is 5774 now, and it will…

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How The Hobbit Learned Yiddish

December 30, 2013
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The Yiddish Hobbit

Your grandparents might have read Yiddish translations of Shakespeare or Jules Verne (which were always…

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A Great Jewish Novel, Out of South Africa

December 27, 2013
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Lion Seeker

Jews spend a lot of time thinking about…

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The Man Who Introduced Matzo Balls to Moo Goo Gai Pan

December 25, 2013
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Ed Schoenfeld

If you ate Chinese food last night you took place…

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How Christmas Eve Became a Jewish Holiday

December 24, 2013
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Nittel Nacht

You may associate Christmas with Chinese food and a trip…

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Gaming the Nazis, and Chess

December 23, 2013
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ephraism-kishon

You don’t often hear of concentration-camp inmates using their chess…

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Dating in Brooklyn While Russian

December 20, 2013
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Stealing Cherries

Today, Marina Rubin is a mainstay of the lower Manhattan…

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A Muslim, a Jew, and a Jerusalem Kabbalist

December 19, 2013
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courtyard-kabbalist

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure—and sometimes,…

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In Israel, A Social Network for the Dead

December 17, 2013
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Neshama

Ever wished you knew where your great-great-grandparents were…

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Help Us Find the Makers of “Snowvadia,” the Chief Sephardic Rabbi Snowman

December 16, 2013
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Help Us Find the Makers of “Snowvadia,” the Chief Sephardic Rabbi Snowman

Today we stumbled upon a hard-to-miss snapshot of…

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Gogol-Mogol, The Shtetl Miracle Cocktail

December 16, 2013
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gogol

From the same folks who discovered chicken soup and munching…

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