Out of the Ashes, Onto the Runway

Holocaust Survivors Take the Runway via Holocaust Survivors’ Pageant Taps Into a Conflict in Israel – NYTimes.com. A beauty pageant in Haifa, Israel, for holocaust survivors. It’s perfect. Poetry. Just what the world needs. A light unto the nations. I can see it. A trend. Next year, perhaps a Miss Darfur, or Little Ms. Rwanda….

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Rahimi and Me: Unstuffing the Derma on the Talmudic Drug Trade, Acid Rain, and Cosmic Bowling

Iran’s Vice President Rahimi Makes Anti-Semitic Speech – NYTimes.com. Some people say Iran is ruled by rational men, that any surmise to the contrary is overblown and paranoid. After all, we want the same things: peace, prosperity, the occasional blow job. That’s no reason to let down our guard. But that’s what we did. We…

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High Fashion Does Not Mean High-Minded

via Chief rabbi urges Orthodox leaders: Don’t let Israel recognize Reform, Conservative rabbis – Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper.   Chef Sephardic rabbi Shlomo Amar calls progressive Jews ” the uprooters and destroyers of Judaism who have already wrought horrible destruction upon the People of Israel in the Diaspora…” Nice. Personally, I don’t think…

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