(Jewniverse) “Lowly Bagel Transformed by an Artist,” reads the 1974 New York Times headline. Around these parts, we don’t tend to think of bagels as lowly to begin with—but what a young woman named Judy Blau did to bagels was decidedly elevating. For a time in the seventies, the Blau family bathtub in...
(Kveller) How do you translate Green Eggs and Ham into Hebrew? It’s an extremely difficult feat. Dr. Seuss’s wonderful, rhyming children’s books are, in every possible way, an ode to the English language. Green Eggs and Ham, for example, is the perfect book for beginning language learners. It contains a mere 50 different...
Israel's Labor Party is changing their plans for a leadership due a Britney Spears concert set to take place on the day they originally planned in Tel Aviv. One point of concern is that voters would not turn out to vote due to concert attendance. Both events were scheduled for...
Have you ever seen pigs fly? Or surf? Pickles the Pig is a surfing pig who is also working on his painting skills. Maybe he's hoping to become the next Pig-casso? (We'll see ourselves out.) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGeFIL2R8jQ]
Jpost Reports that Mel Gibson, the Hollywood actor and director has been secretly donating to Holocaust survivors for nearly a decade, according to a report by Extra on Friday. Gibson was the subject of fierce public backlash for the last decade due to a drunken 2006 antisemitic rant. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I9NTnvRSWQ]   Zane...

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Can't make these photos up! Yom Kippur is coming soon.. Posted by Josh Perlowitz on FaceBook
Two yeshiva students and a police officer were injured Saturday during a stabbing attack by a Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem’s Old City. Shocking video of Israeli police shooting terrorist who moments before stabbed  2 yeshiva students  The terrorist, 17-year-old Ahmad Gazal of Nablus, was chased down by the Israeli Border Police and...
When Michael Steinhardt strolls around his 55-acre backyard for 90 minutes every morning, one of his favorite animals to see is the scimitar-horned oryx, whose antlers sweep back from its head like the swords for which they are named. I rode north for an hour on a train expecting animals...
Now in Gush Etzion. Maybe one day there will be world peace?!
(The Nosher) There are so many wonderful Jewish foods to enjoy: sabich and pastrami, kubaneh and knishes, babka and bimuelos. But there’s also some seriously cringe-worthy traditional Jewish foods that still grace many holiday and Friday night dinner tables. Of course there is the argument to be made that one man’s gefilte fish jelly is another man’s caviar....
Even thermometers can’t keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia’s remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia — a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometers) east of Moscow — students routinely go to...
After the United Nations-affiliated Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) last month released a controversial report describing Israel as an “apartheid regime,” the same U.N. agency is set to release a new report equating the Israeli “occupation” with slavery in the U.S. ESCWA’s Beirut-based council is comprised of...
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Here's something you don't see everyday! A male Elsa impersonator thought it would be funny to dress up as the icy princess during the recent bouts of cold weather. When a van got stuck in front of his house, he generously offered a hand. The fact that he was...
Watch this amazing TED talk presentation by Megan Phelps-Roper who discusses her experiences being brought up within the hate-filled Westboro Baptist Church and her journey towards the decision to leave.  Formerly a prominent member of the Westboro Baptist Church, a hate group known for its hate speech, especially against...


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