Category: Judaism

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Yes, Bubba, It’s a Jewish Plot

In an unintentionally amusing video being e-mailed around, a large-boned, jowly man with a droopy mustache and hair parted down the middle sits at a desk and reveals a secret scam that Jews have...

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Corrosive Corruption

I was quietly studying chapter 1 of the prophet Isaiah when from the holy text there leaped headlines from the Jerusalem Post, Haaretz, Maariv, Yediot, as well as the major newspapers of the West:...

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Societal Values

I read about the current “Oprah controversy” with a mixture of concern and curiosity. For those who are not familiar with the story, the basic facts are as follows: Oprah Winfrey has spent the...

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The Neturei Karta Cancer

This past week’s Baltimore Jewish Times sported the second editorial, just since December, on the Neturei Karta. Notably, the editors chose “Haredi Hang-Ups” as the title, although the article was not about charedim, but...

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A time to hate

Saddam Hussein’s death by hanging came too late to provide much satisfaction – too late for the hundreds of thousands of human beings killed on his orders – hundreds at his own hands. The...

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My White House Chanukah

If you should ever happen to find yourself in an ornate, high-ceilinged room and a military-uniformed classical string ensemble is segueing from a flawless rendition of a Bach Concerto to an equally impressive (if...

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Standards, Comments, and Chabad

I wonder if the editor would comment on this blog’s rules of acceptable discourse. Without prejudice either way on the claims being made, I wonder if the charges being made were leveled at charedi/mo...

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Family Affair

The speaker was a bit reluctant, unaccustomed to standing before an audience. Yet there she stood in Los Angeles, her hometown, at a dinner hosted by a Southern California Jewish campus outreach organization, the...

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Consumer Alert: Menorah Fire Hazard

I was sent the following by someone here in Baltimore, but the product is distributed from Brooklyn and could be available nationwide. Please be on the alert for this product: I’m writing this letter...

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The Trees Are Back

Thanks to our alert reader Joel Rich, we can report that the trees have returned to Seattle-Tacoma Airport: Seattle-Tacoma Airport maintenance workers returned 14 artificial Christimas tree to the terminal after a flap over...

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