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Chasidic Chipsters

I am endlessly fascinated by Orthodox Jews who are able to not let their religious observances hinder their creativity. I had heard about this fashion line for the trendy modest woman in Crown Heights called “Mimu Maxi”. It’s not just a store for Orthodox women but for every woman who chooses to dress modestly…and drinks PBRs (just … Continue reading

Quantum Yom

The opening credits of the television show Quantum Leap say the following; “Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Doctor Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished… He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own, and driven by an unknown … Continue reading

Tribe Circus

Wow. An owner of a restaurant made an anti semitic comment to a Rabbi who had ordered a salad.  Surprisingly the online reaction to the story can only be described as a colorful commentary circus. Man Ejected from Eatery Read the comments from the article and see what I mean. It illustrates how mind boggingly … Continue reading

Freaking the Rosh Out.

I am freaking the Rosh Hashanah out. I feel so ill prepared observing the upcoming Jewish new year that I made a colorful Rosh Hashanah schedule on my ipad. Regrets. I should have been going to all the classes offered to help deepen my understanding of this season or have done extensive reading…but no, I didn’t do … Continue reading

Male Mail.

My name is Chriss. In the past few years my name has become a bright headlight type of indicator that I was not born into the tribe of J. Sometimes to avoid the question of “are you Jewish?” I introduce myself by my Hebrew name Miri (or waaaaaaay back when by my fauxbrew name of … Continue reading