Archive for March 24th, 2013

March 24th, 2013 - 9:45 am § in Uncategorized

Tolstoy’s Rules

from Gretchen Rubin, Get up early (five o’clock) Go to bed early (nine to ten o’clock) Eat little and avoid sweets Try to do everything by yourself Have a goal for your whole life, a goal for one section of your life, a goal for a shorter period and a goal for the year; a […][...]

March 24th, 2013 - 9:30 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: A Feminist, Atheist Sermon


March 24th, 2013 - 9:04 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: A recipe for matzos .. start with the blood of a child.

Saudi cleric Salman Al-Odeh, a well-known scholar revered by millions globally, explains Pesach to his millions of followers : Read the translation by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). “I read once about a doctor who was working in a laboratory. This doctor lived with a Jewish fami[...]

March 24th, 2013 - 7:36 am § in America, Jews

HUMOR: Don’t Eat Cows Fed on Chametz

In Israel, milk and eggs are kosher for Passover only when produced by livestock that is chametz-free. A dairy farmer explains how the holiday alters his routine. By Vox Tablet | Apr 15, 2011 7:00 AM Cows grazing on kosher-for-Passover feed in Ma’aleh Hahamisha, outside of Jerusalem.  Dan[...]

March 24th, 2013 - 7:18 am § in America, Jews

Sunday Revelations: Paschal Lampoon

Forget Purim. Passover has a rich comedic tradition all its own, with parodies of the haggadah mocking everything from rabbis and the rich to Mussolini and Hitler. By Eddy Portnoy | Apr 14, 2011 7:00 AM The Hitler Haggadah from Moment, 1934.Courtesy Eddy Portnoy. ….. Some of these spoofs funct[...]