At Least It's Not Fruitcake
No matter the occasion, from births to bar mitzvahs to deaths, we Jews always rush forward with food. Whether in celebration, commemoration, or bereavement, nothing says “Jewish” like food. One of our lesser known, yet strange and intimidating foods is called cholent (CHO-lent). This is a traditional stew of meat, potatoes, beans, barley, and sometimes, kishke (a sausage casing stuffed with a...
Irony alert: Nutty Pete Stark spokesperson for...
Truth is blissfully more entertaining than fiction. Today’s Exhibit A is that “Stark Raving” Pete Stark, a 19-term Democratic Congressman from Fremont, CA, whose history of reckless behavior, false accusations against colleagues, anti-Semitic remarks and generally loony behavior, has issued a Congressional proclamation in support of the National Day of Reason. This event is...
Occupy May Day!
So if May 1 is about workers’ rights, why are people claiming to celebrate it clogging the streets and keeping people from working? “They’re not going to take it anymore!” they say. Great! Let’s hope they stop taking government handouts and go get their own jobs.
Breaking News from 2011!
Headline seen earlier today on MSN TV: “Breaking News: Osama Bin Laden captured one year ago today.” Can’t wait for them to report that Saddam Hussein was found!