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Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish  All Stars For 2014

Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars For 2014

Third Annual “Orthodox Jewish All Stars” awards and gala Dec. 2 in NYC celebrates Jewish pride amid growing anti-Semitism New York, NY, Dec. 5 – More than 300 Jews from across the religious spectrum from Hasidic to secular gathered for the Third Annual Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards red-carpet event this week at the Museum […]

Passenger Offended

On a  Northwest Airways flight from Atlanta, a well attired middle-aged woman found herself sitting next to a man wearing a kippa (‘yarmulka’ in  Yiddish). She called the attendant over to complain about her seating. ‘What seems to be the problem, Madam?’ asked the attendant. ‘You’ve sat me next to a Jew!! I can’t possibly sit next to this […]

“Jew in the City” Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars of 2013

The Jew in the City Second Annual “Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars” Awardees and Red Carpet event will take place on Sunday, November 24th in New York City New York, NY, October 16, 2013 –   U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish […]

TOP 10 Songs From Fiddler on the Roof - Thursday's Top Ten List

TOP 10 Songs From Fiddler on the Roof – Thursday’s Top Ten List

Today’s Top 10 ranks the songs from the amazing, timeless musical, Fiddler on the Roof. This task was so overwhelming that I needed to take a couple weeks off before contemplating it. Play the songs, debate your own rankings and try not to sing along, smile and shed a tear or two. Impossible?

Touch-up - Wednesday’s Wordapod

Touch-up – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Four days and counting down to Super Bowl XLVII, we’re nearing the climax of the NFL season. This happy occasion (for some?) inspired today’s Wordapod.

TOP 10 Factoids about Fiddler on the Roof - Thursday's Top Ten List

TOP 10 Factoids about Fiddler on the Roof – Thursday’s Top Ten List

Maybe, it was because—for no apparent reason—I found myself humming “If I Were a Rich Man” the other day. So, here are the Top 10 Factoids about that enduring musical, Fiddler on the Roof.

Retrolutions - Wednesday’s Wordapod

Retrolutions – Wednesday’s Wordapod

So, how are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? Are they more like retrolutions…already?

A Treasury of Benny’s Brighteners? – GOLD NOTES #19

We all would like to believe that our children are the cutest, brightest, funniest, most talented people on earth—and why should we disabuse ourselves of these beliefs. Why, indeed?

Champainful - Wednesday’s Wordapod

Champainful – Wednesday’s Wordapod

Wednesday’s Wordapod Created by Matthew J. Goldberg, author of Wordapodia, Volume One: An Encyclopedia of Real Fake Words When it comes to celebrations, champagne is certainly not a mandatory ingredient, although it never hurts to have it. Does it? So, however you marked your own New Year’s celebration, we hope that it wasn’t too… Champainful […]

Poker Game in Florida – Joke

By Abie, Six retired Jewish Floridian fellows are playing poker in the condo clubhouse when Meyer loses $500 on a single hand,  clutches his chest, and drops dead at the table. Showing respect for their fallen comrade, the other five continue playing, but standing up. At the end of the game, Finklestein looks around and […]