6 New Spins On Hanukkah Songs

Unlike Christmas, Hanukkah is a minor holiday. It is an eight-day long celebration of miracles and religious freedom, but in the pantheon of Jewish holidays, Hanukkah simply doesn’t hold a candle (pun intended) to Yom Kippur or Passover. Ubiquitous twinkly lights and wreaths can create the impression that everyone (else) is celebrating Christmas. Many American Jewish parents are sensitive to … Continue reading

What GOP Candidates Say To A Jewish Audience

If you’re a political junkie, watching the Republican presidential debates is your idea of fun. Perhaps you even wish the format allowed for longer responses, especially from your favorite candidate(s). If you also happen to be a Jewish Republican, there was no place better than Washington DC yesterday, when the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) hosted their 2016 … Continue reading

15 Things More Brave Than Amy Schumer Posing Naked

Comedienne Amy Schumer is being described in some quarters as “brave.” Why? Because Schumer posed in her panties for Pirelli’s 2016 calendar. On social media, many fans are applauding Schumer for looking comfortable in her own skin, and bully for her. But there are other ways to convey that. Female performers disrobing isn’t new, and in Hollywood, it’s anything … Continue reading