I’m not one to make a big deal about my birthday. It’s just another day and while I look forward to getting a card from my son, the truth is he is really good with cards and gives them to me at random times without requiring a special occasion. I do love a cocktail with my...
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Gambling debts among haredi Orthodox British Jews spurred a spate of burglaries in Jewish homes and institutions, The Jewish Chronicle reported.
The London-based newspaper quoted Police Det. Allen Windsor as saying that “there have been a large number of burglaries at Jewish...
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It’s been a while since this many Jews partied in the desert. Last time it happened, I believe the earth opened up and swallowed them alive.
But TribeFest is a little different than golden calf worshipping, aside from the heavy dose of temptation…
Here’s a VideoJew special report on the convention this past week.
November 12, 2008 | 7:38 pm
In “Religulous,” Bill Maher asks a worshipper at the Trucker’s Chapel in North Carolina how he can be certain there is a God. I don’t remember the guy’s exact words, but the gist of his response was: I can’t be sure, but following Jesus is the only way I can be sure I won’t burn in...
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“He gives more money to Israel than the U.S. government.”
A friend, who has worked for Sheldon Adelson, the third-richest man in the United States, behind Buffett and Gates, offered that analysis recently. It’s not quite accurate—no one provides more aide to Israel than the United...
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April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pmThirty-three Israeli political parties signed up by Tuesday night's registration deadline to run in the May 17 Knesset elections, breaking the previous record of 27 parties. In addition to the large political parties, several special-interest parties and newcomers to the political...
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As a metaphor for life, there is nothing to beatgambling. Raising the ante, bluffing, keeping a poker-face, winning,losing, staying in the game, these are all transactions whichsymbolize the pressures, conquests and defeats which characterize ourdaily lives. Of all of them, the most...