Posts tagged "Russian-Jewish"

Take Windchill Warnings Seriously

Take Windchill Warnings Seriously
If there is a windchill advisory & you are trying to decide whether to take an Uber or walk 1.5 miles even though you don’t have the appropriate clothing with you: -Do not convince yourself that most Chicagoans are wimps and unlike them, you can handle the weather. -Do not tell yourself you must be... Read more »

A Homeland for Gingers

A Homeland for Gingers
I’m currently reading “My Life” by Golda Meir. Without reading a certain other book by the same title, I can tell you this one is far more thrilling. If you don’t know who she is, Meir is the former prime minister of Israel, and she helped to turn it into a state. Regardless of your... Read more »

Red Until Dead

Red Until Dead
Whenever people see the picture of my family I have in my living room, they ask if my brother and I are adopted. “You look exactly alike each other but nothing like either of your parents,” they exclaim.┬áBecause both of my parents have dark hair, while my brother and I obviously have red hair. And... Read more »
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On Being Ginger in Israel

On Being Ginger in Israel
Yesterday, I called attention to an Israeli redhead photography project. Today, I would like to tell you the things that happened to me as a redhead in Israel: 1. I won the title of “Most Ginger” in my Birthright group. 2. A group of guys who saw me in a swimsuit said to me, “Why... Read more »

Kiss Me I Have Leprechaun Blood

Kiss Me I Have Leprechaun Blood
Shocking news. My mom revealed I might be Irish and/or Scottish today. I was always under the impression my red hair was Norsk and Russian-Jewish. Afterall, red hair came from the Vikings, according to a random old dude who always came into the ACE Hardware I worked at as a teenager.   This news is... Read more »
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