Posts Tagged ‘ strange news ’

Seeking Independence from an Oyster-Filled Marriage?

July 4, 2014
Seeking Independence From an Oyster-Filled Marriage?

So was a Mr. Max Moss of Binghamton, NY when he sought an annulment from his wife on the grounds that she was not sufficiently Orthodox. His claim? She “tried to force him to eat ham, oysters, and other unkosher food.” The brief appeared in the Jewish Transcript—a precursor to the JTA—in 1924. The…

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Israel, Believe It or Not

August 17, 2011

News from Israel is often dire and gloomy. But Daniella Askenazy–a freelance journalist from Silver Spring, MD, who…

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