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Tag Archives: former soviet union
‘Communism Wasn’t So Bad’
I sit after yoga class with a Ukrainian actress (about 36yo) who’s lived in America for the past 15 years. We sip yogi tea. Tisha B’Av finished minutes earlier. The actress wears a cap with the hammer and sickle of … Continue reading
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How Should Religious Zionism React To The Conversion Controversy?
Shahar Ilan writes in Haaretz: If anyone thought that religious Zionism should continue having anything to do with the Chief Rabbinate or the rabbinic courts, along came the ousting of Rabbi Haim Druckman from his position as head of the … Continue reading
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Scud Stud Vs. Charlie Wilson’s War
ERSNews reports: Canadian journalist, turned politician — turned journalist again, Arthur Kent has a new lawsuit pending against the filmmakers of the recent Hollywood film “Charlie Wilson’s War”. The 2007 film, which did less than blockbuster box office (although a … Continue reading
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How Long Till The Jewish Journal Hires Ashley Alexandra Dupre As Their New Calendar Girl?
Surely Ashley could produce on this high a level? I believe. After all the press, controversial pastor John Hagee, as notorious for his incendiary remarks as for his Israel support, was quite boring. The most scintillating aspect of Stephen S. … Continue reading
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