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Archive for March 2011

Brief Monday Post…with a Video

Posted by: erika on: March 7, 2011

I’m really excited to see this documentary by Punk Jews.

Brief Sunday Post

Posted by: erika on: March 6, 2011

I’m always interested in how many people are coming to my blog and how they are finding it.  Ever so often I will check out my site stats and am always a little amused, a little shocked, sometimes horrified, and sometimes delighted at the ways people find me.  These were the search terms used to […]

How do you Jew?

Posted by: erika on: March 3, 2011

I’m well, how do you Jew? Hahaha!  Okay, bad joke but I thought it was pretty funny in a really corny way.  I was sitting on the subway early this morning leaving Mirs’ doing what I normally do on the subway-Praying.  I don’t know why I’ve taken to doing it on the subway, it’s not exactly […]

Changing the Face of Judaism/Judaism’s Changing Face

Posted by: erika on: March 2, 2011

A few conversion classes ago the rabbi asked how we thought we, a room full of Jews-to-be, would change Judaism.  We all gave answers and today, for some reason, two weeks later I’m still thinking about it.  As converts, we are changing Judaism and as a result the “face” of Judaism will be forever changed.  […]

Anti-Semitism Alive and Well in the Fashion World

Posted by: erika on: March 1, 2011

In case you’re not a WWD devotee I’ll let you in on a little shock wave in the fashion world.  John Galliano, Dior’s head designer, was fired today following his most recent slew of racist and anti-Semitic mouth diarrhea.  The face of Dior, Israeli actress and Oscar winner, Natalie Portman, has been quoted saying that she’s […]


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