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Some Mid-Term Questions

Listen, I’m not a politician. Not by any stretch of the imagination. I am not even a registered party member anymore…changed my registration to “no party” in order to avoid the snooping that the federal government was trying to do, when it demanded that states turn over voter records. 455 more words

Now What?

“So you’ve converted, now what?”

It sounds like a self-help book for confused New-Jews, but it’s also something I’ve asked myself – and been asked by others – in the days following my conversion. 506 more words


Laughter: The Universal Language – #67

This clever joke will especially resonate with my American friends. :-D
(Don’t worry, it’s not political!) 313 more words


Not Jewish

I have a problem in New York where everyone thinks I’m Jewish. Usually, I find it ranging from amusing to mildly annoying having strangers slip in Yiddish words into our conversation or having a new Birthright recruiter attempt – for the tenth time – to get me to go on a free trip to Israel to discover my heritage. 689 more words


Eating Your Way Through Jerusalem's Shuk

A first glance, Machane Yehuda market – or simply the “Shuk” to locals –  looks shabby, a sort of a slapdash jumble of stalls selling bright vegetables, fresh fish, dried fruits, spices and a few shops selling kippas, plastic housewares, conservative clothes, Ethiopian baskets. 1,207 more words


A Safety Net: Abuse Social Net Preventers'

In recent years of its ongoing corporate developments Facebook’s community standards have not been able to become self – sustaining in maintaining its initial established value for the protection of its user – consumer base. 343 more words

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On the buses, Jewish refugees in Shanghai

I set off to tour my neighbourhood and soon found that I was closer to the City Centre than my jaunts on the metro would have me believe. 539 more words