Reviewing Jewish Movies I Have Never Seen

I have watched a great deal of films made for, by, and about Jews, but honestly it’s just not possible to see them all so I won’t even try. Here are my reviews and ratings of some of these films that I have never watched. 1. Yentl (1983) I don’t need to see this filmContinue reading “Reviewing Jewish Movies I Have Never Seen”

On Jewish Dog Names

Editor’s Note: this article originally ran as the lead-in to the March 11th, 2021 newsletter, but by popular demand it is now being posted as a standard article. To avoid missing any more instant classics like this, subscribe to our newsletter on the front page of our website. When you think of the strength andContinue reading “On Jewish Dog Names”

Form Letter to Your Celebrity Crush About Why You are Worth Converting to Judaism for

Dear ___(Name of Celebrity Crush)__, My name is __(your name)__ and I have been in love with you for __(length of crush)__ since I saw you in __(movie, concert, TV show, interview, etc.)__.  I know we’ve never met, and I’m sure you have tons of people like me sending you fan mail. But this isContinue reading “Form Letter to Your Celebrity Crush About Why You are Worth Converting to Judaism for”

Breaking: Passover Basically Tomorrow

Yes, it’s technically still February, but if you aren’t already getting prepped for Passover, you’re in a whole mess of trouble. Obviously I hope you had a nice Purim and Shabbat, but let’s be real—Purim was a million years ago, before we started Pesach-cleaning… oh, you haven’t started yet? Oh, honey. Oh no. Please don’tContinue reading “Breaking: Passover Basically Tomorrow”

How to Get Your Club Penguin Igloo Ready for Passover

Passover is coming up and you just cleansed your house of chametz, but now you need to do the same for your penguin in Club Penguin. Here are some helpful hints to get your igloo ready for Pesach! 1. Get rid of the obvious chametz Take that table full of treats and change it backContinue reading “How to Get Your Club Penguin Igloo Ready for Passover”

How I Found Solidarity in My Friend Whose Name Was Also Too Jewish to be on a Magnet

My name is Liana, and I have never found my name on a magnet in a gift shop. Not a single bracelet, hat, snowglobe, or decorative license plate has ever been made for people with my name. I see ones for Lauren, Leah, Lily, and Leo, but never for Liana – although one time, IContinue reading “How I Found Solidarity in My Friend Whose Name Was Also Too Jewish to be on a Magnet”