June 5, 2008 | 1:17 am
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If you can read this, you’re one of the first visitors to JewishJournal.com 2.0, the happy and shiny new version of The Jewish Journal online.
We finally have a real content management system, which means we’ve added a lot of the Web 2.0 ‘social networking’ tools that finally... read on
May 22, 2008 | 7:13 pmFor the record, I didn't grow a beard for this video. I did it for God.
But in keeping the Omer tradition, I realized this was a tremendous opportunity to educate the world about the promises and immense potential of a truly rewarding Lag B'Omer.
But before I really develop that... read on
April 28, 2008 | 2:38 pm
Philadelphia’s prestigious Franklin Institute has named JewishJournal.com contributor Judea Pearl as the 2008 recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computers and Cognitive Science.
Dr. Pearl, father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl and president of the foundation created in... read on
April 14, 2008 | 10:05 pm
I was backstage at the Philadelphia-based Mike Douglas show twice.
The first time had to be like 1970 or so when I was the local stringer for Rolling Stone, and John and Yoko were co-hosting with Mike. I met them backstage (with Phil Spector) and then watched the show in the... read on
April 10, 2008 | 10:23 am
video by Jay Firestone
Can you taste the difference between two different matzahs?
For some, it may be quite a feat to positively identify one matzah from another. But I know that each matzah is unique in texture, flavor, scent and shape.
Here are a few tips to follow, in... read on
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