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Today's Yiddish Proverb

Sleep faster, we need the pillows.

–I learned of this from Harold Bloom.

Jewish Tradition

The origin of Ashkenazic Jews according to GPSOrigins

Recently, we completed development of GPS2, an extension of the GPS tool (see FAQ here) that predicts the geographic origins of two-ways mixed individuals (e.g., an individual with British and Chinese parents). 527 more words


I Went for a Walk

Cleaning out unneeded documents in my computer files, I came across an essay I wrote for myself about eight years ago. I don’t recall writing it. 1,735 more words

Life Wisdom

Klezmer, anyone?

Found a 1:30 performance of Daniel Kahn, Psoy Korolenko, Oy Division/The Unternationale in Tel Aviv….

They perform original songs and yiddish labor songs from ye olden times. 29 more words


The Kauneonga Lake Temple BethEl Recipe Book

I found a treat today. I decided to clean out my cookbooks. My daughter is getting married in a few weeks, and I am in a nesting mode. 676 more words


Kum Mayn Kind Tsu Mir

I have been told repeatedly that music is a great medium through which to learn language. It makes sense—I remember every stupid song lyric that was on the radio when I was a teenager. 1,145 more words