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Tag Archives: friend emails
Why Did Harvard Sell Off Its Israel Shares?
Fred emails: “Doubtless, Harvard was caving into pressure. If my alma mater did this, it would be the last time they ever saw a cent from me.” Chaim Amalek emails: There is another, more foreboding explanation floating about: Harvard’s fund … Continue reading
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‘I Saw Your God’
A friend emails me from the Republican Jewish Coalition dinner last night in Beverly Hills: “I saw your god. Should I ask Prager about pedophile rabbis?” Robert J. Avrech blogs: The food was strictly kosher and I was heartened to … Continue reading
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Cock Flavoured Soup
A friend emails: "I saw this soup mix in Shop Rite yesterday–if it hadn’t been erev yom kippur, and in a Jewish neighborhood where maaris eyin is a problem, I would have grabbed some."
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Law Vs Medicine
A lawyer friend emails: Regarding my own experience, I’m a bit of a nerd, and I do not flash my money or drive an expensive car. Perhaps this is to my detriment. On the other hand, I did retire at … Continue reading
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Israel Backers Outnumbered At Wednesday Evening Rally
A friend emails: "I went to the Wednesday evening rally outside the Israeli consulate. It was intense and very unnerving as we were completely out-numbered by them, maybe 100 of us, against a very loud and aggressive thousand or so … Continue reading
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