Entire Building Disturbed by Sounds of Local Student on Phone with Grandmother

URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, IL — Disaster struck Alana Rappaport this Tuesday afternoon when the  University of Illinois sophomore was rushing to her biology midterm and her phone chimed. “My dad texted to remind me that it was my Bubbe’s 86th birthday, and to make sure I remembered to call her before she went to bed at 4:45,”Continue reading “Entire Building Disturbed by Sounds of Local Student on Phone with Grandmother”

New Record For Loudest Sound Ever Heard: Grandma Whispered in Synagogue

BOSTON, MA — A new record has been set for the loudest sound recorded in human history. The title was once held by the 1883 eruption of the Krakatoa volcano, which was heard 3,000 miles away – but on Saturday, Arlene Rosenberg, 77 year old member of Congregation Or Yisrael, attempted to whisper during theContinue reading “New Record For Loudest Sound Ever Heard: Grandma Whispered in Synagogue”

Please Don’t Tell My Bubbe About My Tattoo

Times are changing, and as we become more progressive, we accept more and more things that used to be taboo – things like divorces, facial piercings, and same-sex marriages. Though we have begun to normalize things like this, those in the older generations still may not be as accepting as us in the younger ones.Continue reading “Please Don’t Tell My Bubbe About My Tattoo”