Gut yontiff, Pontiff!

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That's what the Jewish Daily Forward can say to Pope Francis, because they just named him one of the 50 most influential Jews in the United States.  (Apparently they traditionally choose two non-Jewish candidates who show "respect and an understanding of Jewish culture").Of course, they could just as easily have chosen Benedict XVI or John Paul IIOr Pope Paul VIor Pope John XXIIIand of course Pope Pius XII.So next time you meet the pope and want to wis … [Read more...]

Hey, Gentiles!


This is what I've been trying to tell you.  You are not getting nearly enough chicken fat, beets, or fish jelly in your diet.  Or tzimmes (which sounds delicious, but is basically a bunch of strangled root vegetables with hot prunes).  Yes, gentiles, if you ate more food that looked like this:you wouldn't need this:Found in my local grocery store circular.  Oh, New Hampshire. … [Read more...]