Archive for January 2014

Make The Super Bowl A Super Mitzvah

Make The Super Bowl A Super Mitzvah
  Rabbi Joe Black of Denver’s Temple Emanuel and Rabbi Daniel Weiner of Seattle’s Temple DeHirsch Sinai made a friendly wager. Each would donate $100 to the other’s favorite charity depending on whose team wins the Super Bowl on Sunday. Then they realized they could “spread the mitzvah”. And thus was born “Make The Super... Read more »

When A Terrible Christmas Movie Left Me Crying Like A Baby

When A Terrible Christmas Movie Left Me Crying Like A Baby
My father passed away on November 8, 1998. He had been sick with a blood disorder for less than a year. We knew it would eventually turn into leukemia, but that happened sooner than we expected. We were grateful he didn’t suffer much and that the end was relatively quick. It was only about a... Read more »

Would This Be Hitler's Favorite Holocaust Book?

Would This Be Hitler's Favorite Holocaust Book?
Phil Chernofsky has created what might be Adolf Hitler’s favorite Holocaust book. Chernofsky, the educational director the OU (Orthodox Union) Israel Center in Jerusalem, is the “author” of a 1,250-page volume entitled “And Every Single One Was Someone“. Arguably, it’s not really a book, but a work of  art in the form of a book,... Read more »
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NBC Affiliate Airs MD Mall Shooting Witness's Full Name And Cell Phone Number

NBC Affiliate Airs MD Mall Shooting Witness's Full Name And Cell Phone Number
  At just after 1:00 CST, during their coverage of today’s shopping mall shooting, MSNBC aired (what was presumably*) a live feed from WRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Washington DC. A reporter was interviewing a young woman named Lauren. She works at the Columbia Mall and was near the scene of the shooting when she... Read more »