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September 26th, 2013 - 11:00 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Is Buffy a Mormon?

Recently I read that the Mormons have baptized Anne Franke, converting her in the afterlife.  What Would Buffy do if someone did this to one of her undead friends?  Are there Mormon vampires ro just Mormon Slayers?   Joanna Riess, a devout Mormon, is the author of “What Would Buffy Do: The V[...]

September 26th, 2013 - 7:00 pm § in Uncategorized

Origins of Kashrut

Leviticus 11:5 And the rock badger, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you. A lot of my recent posts have bounced off the behavior of my own family .  More ty0icall7y, however I find myself responding to things I read at David Goldsteins blog, esp his weekly [&hellip[...]

September 26th, 2013 - 12:56 pm § in Hypocrisy

Tina Fey is Funny!!!!!!!!!!

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September 26th, 2013 - 11:35 am § in Jews

שמחת תורה

שמחת תורה Two years ago, over  at HorsesAss, David Goldstein chose the Sunday after Simchas Torah, the day Jews believe the Torah was given to man, to quote from the beginning of Genesis: Genesis 2:2 By the seventh day God had finished his work, and so he rested. God, or at least the perso[...]

September 26th, 2013 - 10:28 am § in Uncategorized

Schwartz Family: A Former Student Writes About Robert

Bob with his second wife, Betty.  I am sure that Arnie’s comments (left) will mean a lot to her.   from my sister’s website:   by Arnie Berman, a former student at the time of Robert Schwarz’s death “I first met Bob almost 40 years ago when I was a 1st year medical[...]

September 26th, 2013 - 8:49 am § in Religion

The “Good” Pope shows his muscles

From THE AGE: Church dumps rebel priest   Dissident priest Greg Reynolds has been both defrocked and excommunicated over his support for women priests and gays – the first person ever excommunicated in Melbourne, he believes. The order comes direct from the Vatican, not at the request of [...]

September 26th, 2013 - 4:21 am § in Misc.

Protecting the UW’s Private Parts: Part I. Gifts to Harvard

Why the UW can not compete with other school’s private parts. The UW is among the top 20 Universities in the world.  That is a huge boon to our state.  Staying on the rank for the long term is very hard to do unless state and federal polices change.   If our state wants to keep […][...]