Category Archives: Fun Stuff

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Aesop teaches survival skills to Israel

Aesop teaches Israel how to deal with its foes Israel can learn valuable lessons from Aesop’s immortal fables By Israel Zwick, CN Publications, July 19, 2010 http://cnpublications.net/category/zwicks-picks/ Every schoolchild knows the story.  The haughty hare challenges the tortoise to a … Continue reading

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Israel is a great vacation spot

Israel: A Summer Like You’ve Never Experienced Before by Steve Walz, Contributing Writer, Jewish Journal, May 28, 2010 http://www.jewishjournal.com/ travel/article/israel_a_summer_like_youve_never_experienced_before_20100528/ Namal Tel Aviv (Port of Tel Aviv) at night. From rockin’ with Elton John in trendy metro Tel Aviv to … Continue reading

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Obama Purimspiel

Obama: ‘I’m Really a Space Cadet when it Comes to the Mideast’ Purim is a holiday on which Jews are expected to get tipsy, wear costumes and do silly things – including posting completely imaginary and false interviews with the … Continue reading

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Mel Brooks Interview

Q&A With Mel Brooks By Tom Teicholz, Jewish Journal, February 23, 2010 http://www.jewishjournal.com/ tommywood/article/qa_with_mel_brooks_20100223/ JewishJournal.com exclusive audio: Interview with Mel Brooks Mel Brooks sings Mel Brooks is on a hot streak: He was just a Kennedy Center Honoree (along with … Continue reading

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Jewish settlements deserve international support

How to get international support for the Jewish settlements In his usual tongue-in-cheek style, Israel Zwick presents a plan for obtaining international acceptance and support for the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. By Israel Zwick, CN Publications, December 21, … Continue reading

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Police in Montana get help from Rabbi

Yes, Miky, There Are Rabbis in Montana By ERIC A. STERN, NY Times, December 5, 2009 HELENA, Mont. — In Montana, a rabbi is an unusual sight. So when a Hasidic one walked into the State Capitol last December, with … Continue reading

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Chanukah is for family

Chanukah: It’s About Light, in All Its Forms December 03, 2009 REFLECTIONS By Judd Levingston, Jewish Exponent This year, Chanukah will feel different for our family because there will be much more light than before. Our middle daughter knows all … Continue reading

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Jewish Names

How Jews got their Names…. DON’T MISS THE YIDDISH POEM AT THE END. Other than aristocrats and wealthy people Jews did not get surnames in Eastern Europe until the Napoleon years of the early 19th century. Most of the Jews … Continue reading

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