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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

Tu Ba’av & Such…

I babysat on Tu Ba’av. I know, I know…it was the “Jewish Valentine’s Day”. I preferred to make a little cash instead vs. spend the evening looking for my beshert.  I did however go on a pre-babysitting date with an Israeli in the late afternoon so I think that counts…bar, beer and good conversation were … Continue reading

You Can Quote Me…

Well as you all know I’m a die hard fan of the group “Bulletproof Stockings”.  They are performing tonight at Arlene’s Grocery for an all women audience (as they observe Kol Isha). This is the first time the venue will not admit men for a performance.  Due to my fan-dom I was interviewed by the … Continue reading

Tissue?

Tisha Ba’av (the 9th of Av…Av being a month of the Jewish calendar) is almost here…so what the H is it all about? Sadness. Yes Tragedy. Yes Reflection. Yes. I wonder if this also includes rocking yourself to Sia or Cat Stevens songs…errrr nevermind. Apparently relatively unbeknownst to me the last few weeks have marked … Continue reading