Hebrew School Teacher Turns On Projector, Shows Raiders Of The Lost Ark Again

BETHESDA, MD — Students attending Congregation Etz HaTorah Hebrew school this Sunday were disappointed when Morah Jodi turned on the projector to reveal the Amazon Prime home screen, preparing to show Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark yet again. “How many years in a row can we watch Indiana Jones?” complained seventh grader BennyContinue reading “Hebrew School Teacher Turns On Projector, Shows Raiders Of The Lost Ark Again”

7 Life Hacks For Avoiding Social Interaction On Ben Yehuda Street

We Jews don’t generally believe in a hell, but if it’s out there, it’s an infinite loop of walking down Ben Yehuda street while an endless string of barely-known acquaintances from high school and various shabbatons start benign small talk with you. While we may be forced into it every once in a while, here’sContinue reading “7 Life Hacks For Avoiding Social Interaction On Ben Yehuda Street”

Brave Student Changes Phone To Military Time In Solidarity With Boyfriend In IDF

CHESTNUT HILL, MA — In a heroic show of support for her boyfriend fighting in the Israeli Defense Forces, Boston College freshman Monica Feldman changed her phone’s clock to 24-hour military time this past week. Feldman met her boyfriend Natan Bitton during her year studying in Israel. They dated for four months before Bitton enlistedContinue reading “Brave Student Changes Phone To Military Time In Solidarity With Boyfriend In IDF”

Adventurous HaKotel Alum Decides to Leave the Jewish Bubble, Attends Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, MD — Yaakov Davidson of Houston, Texas is officially getting out of the closed-off ‘bubble’ of Modern Orthodox Judaism. “I’ve just been on the same path my whole life,” Davidson said of the decision. “I really wanted to get out of the same system, the same echochamber. I think it’s really healthy toContinue reading “Adventurous HaKotel Alum Decides to Leave the Jewish Bubble, Attends Maryland”

Area Kid Went on Gap Year; We Get It

BALTIMORE, MD — The greater Baltimore Jewish community is well aware that Jonah Reitman spent the last year in Israel. Since Reitman, age 19, returned from his 9-month journey in Israel, he has brought it up many times.  A week after arriving back in the United States, he attended synagogue wearing a kippah he boughtContinue reading “Area Kid Went on Gap Year; We Get It”