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VIDEO: Passover Noir

In a couple of days, Passover is going to start, which means that right now, some Jewish families are frantically scrubbing their house down in an attempt to remove chametz, anything made with flour. If you are one of those families, and you are perhaps wondering (grumbling) about why it’s gotta be this way, this video may offer you a moment of amusement. Assuming you are a fan of stylistic film... read more

VIDEO: Best Seder in the USA

Just in time for Pesach, I’m posting a video from LAST year which was co-produced by JewishTreats and NJOP (the National Jewish Outreach Program) You can find JewishTreats on Twitter or on Facebook. You can find out more about NJOP on their website.  ... read more

VIDEO: Early Shabbat

We’re on the other side of the time change, so Shabbat’s are getting later now (according to HebCal, it starts at 4:53pm this week. How will I ever manage to stay up that late?) but that doesn’t stop them from feeling just like this: It’s all good (it’s Shabbat, after all!) but still, it would be nice if I had gardening neighbors, bakers and yes, even winos just handing me... read more

VIDEO: Dude, It’s Shabbos

I’ve worked in a lot of different companies, and I’m usually one of the only (if not THE only) Jewish person on the team. And often, my co-workers have questions, which is great. I’m happy to report that everyone I have ever worked for is more respectful than this guy. Equally curious, but much more polite. Still, this is a pretty funny... read more

Thanksgiving Seder

  Last year I posted links to a few Thanksgiving Haggadot, which gave our American Turkey-centric festival the old Passover treatment. This year, just in time for your own feast, I’m posting my notes from last year in case you enjoy tormenting your guests and children as much as I do. Our seder began before we even sat down. You see, on the night before Pesach we hunt for chametz – bits... read more

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