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March 28, 2013 | 8:26 amDavid Suissa has been writing a brilliant monologue, telling Los Angeles Jews that Israel’s settlements are legal and Israel’s enemies are so very afraid. The problem with his monologue is that it will convince no one who is not already convinced.
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1. Why Oh why do people insist on asking how you are doing, when they don’t plan on listening to the answer? Just say “Hello” and keep walking! But don’t ask people how they are, and then interrupt them mid-sentence to tell them how late you are and need to run!
2. Why is it that...
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They call themselves the Kitniyot Liberation Front on Facebook, and they are fighting for beans.
Name: Kitniyot Liberation Front
Type: Common Interest - Religion & Spirituality
Description: To all eaters of kitniyot during Pesach, and to all who believe that kitniyot are not...
September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pmI consider Yom Kippur eve the sandwich holiday. Not because I would ever serve my family and friends sandwiches before going to synagogue on the eve of a solemn fast. I see the start of Yom Kippur this way, because it's sandwiched between two days of Rosh Hashanah celebrations and...
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Among Persian Jews, halvah is the traditional Purim food. Here are two recipes, one using flour, one rice.
Fariba Sameyach, a preschool teacher at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, shared this recipe, along with a delicious sample of halvah, a sweet and perfumy Persian...