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Deck the Halls…

Now that my Christmas days are over I feel compelled to make Hanukkah a magical time of year. I know that the holidays are not that similar and it’s not really the “Jewish Christmas” despite its close calendar proximity…but I #JewWhatIWant. Check out these places for festive Hanukkah decorations etc. Crate & Barrel West Elm … Continue reading

Bagels N’ Box

Wine, pizza and beat boxing…yes. Last night I attended the Monday night MJE discussion on “Blessings”  which unexpectedly featured J. Stone from “Bagels n Box”. He is a former American Idol contestant and now part of a Jewish beat boxing group that tours Jewish institutions and summer camps. He beat boxed a few prayers and also … Continue reading

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