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Right Wing Watch reports: Conservative activist Daniel Lapin, the Religious Right’s favorite rabbi who was also tied to the Jack Abramoff corruption scandal, appeared today on the 700 Club to tell host Pat Robertson about his new book on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
People Magazine reports: This article was originally published by NationSwell, a website dedicated to sharing the stories of innovative Americans who are working to effect social change and move the country forward. Fresh, locally sourced food? Check. Art on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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The White House sends a message to U.S. Jews: [Beginning Saturday night, March 14, 2014] Jews in America, Israel and around the globe will celebrate Purim, a holiday known for costumes, carnivals and noisemakers. Even rabbis and synagogue presidents dress... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Equipment you will need: Food Processor Stand mixer Rolling pin Pie board Pie pan Measuring cups Measuring spoons 1-qt. saucepan For the crust: 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter or shortening, frozen 1/2 tsp. salt... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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ABC News reports: A German cartoonist has apologized for causing offense by depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as a hooked-nose octopus, after Jewish groups complained it resembled Nazi propaganda. Cartoonist Burkhard Mohr says he had intended to make a point... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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The community center in Zaparozhye after hooligans threw molotov cocktails at its windows. Lubavitch.com reports: Although riots and protests have given way Monday to some measure of calm in Kiev, the tension felt by Jews Ukraine-wide has not abated. Many... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy this Cherry Cheesecake Pie with your loved ones. Equipment You Will Need: 9" pie pan Gallon-sized plastic bag Rolling Pin Electric mixer 1-qt. sauce pot Measuring spoons Measuring cups Large mixing bowl Preheat oven to 375º... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
You are right Jack, I may have overreacted to the entitlement of the 1%'ers who feel that their needs must be put before everyone else. The weather is not a "Communist plot" by Mayor De Blasio to make the wealthy uncomfortable. They can well afford to hire private snow plows to clear their streets before the city plows arrive. In Detroit the city streets are rarely cleared, only the major freeways and highways are serviced. Individuals with pick-up trucks equipped with plow blades clear smaller streets for the residents.
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In honor of National Pie Day, we baked a classic Apple Pie. Equipment you will need: Food Processor Large mixing bowl Colander Measuring cups Measuring Spoons Rolling Pin Plastic wrap Vegetable Peeler Utility Knife Small saucepan Pie Pan Baking Stone... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Snow falls everywhere in New York, even on Rich People NY Post reports: It really is a tale of two cities — this time with the tony Upper East Side getting the shaft! Huge swaths of the city’s wealthiest neighborhood... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Vegan Chocolate Cream Pie Equipment you will need: 9.5" pie plate Rolling pin 3-qt. saucepan Measuring cups Measuring spoons Large mixing bowl Gallon-size plastic bag Hand whisk Stand mixer with whisk attachment Ingredients for the crust: 24 chocolate cream or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
General Orders #11 GENERAL ORDERS No. 11. HDQRS. 13TH A. C., DEPT. OF THE TENN., Holly Springs, December 17, 1862. The Jews, as a class violating every regulation of trade established by the Treasury Department and also department orders, are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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Nelson Mandela & members of Capetown Hebrew congregation Photo Credit: (SA Rochlin Archives, SAJBD) Rabbi Abraham Berkowitz writes: It was Saturday September 1, 2007 and I was in Monte Carlo for a friend’s wedding. We prayed that morning at the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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Times of Israel reports: What’s the hottest headwear in Montreal on these cold winter days? Surprisingly, it’s not woolen toques or fur hats. Lately, Quebecers wanting to make a fashionable, yet political, statement are wearing kippot covered in the Fleur-de-lis.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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The Lemon Meringue Pie We have not had a Pie Day! in a while, and we also neglected to even post to this blog during Hanukkah while we were on vacation in Alabama. Anyway this Lemon Meringue Pie was made... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
Boston Globe reports: An apology was posted Saturday by a Christian journal that had published and republished an anonymous essay on its blog saying that Jews killed Jesus and deserve God’s punishment. “Firstly, we apologize for inadequate editorial oversight in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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Mumbai Mirror reports: Chabad House in Colaba, one of the six targets of the bloody 26/11 terror attacks, will reinvent itself in less than six months as a restaurant, a community hall and a museum to the memory of those... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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Sharjah Book Fair ADL reports: The Shar­jah Inter­na­tional Book Fair (SIBF) in the United Arab Emi­rates, which report­edly attracted 1 mil­lion vis­i­tors from across the region, fea­tured sev­eral infa­mous anti-Semitic books, includ­ing the noto­ri­ous anti-Semitic forgery, The Pro­to­cols of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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Pine Bush High School New York Times reports: The swastikas, the students recalled, seemed to be everywhere: on walls, desks, lockers, textbooks, computer screens, a playground slide — even on a student’s face. A picture of President Obama, with a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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Mother Jones Reports: Next week, former President George W. Bush is scheduled to keynote a fundraiser in Irving, Texas, for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, a group that trains people in the United States, Israel, and around the world to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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A “7 Deadly Sins Halloween Party” held in D.C. Saturday night featured dreidels and gold coins in its “greed” room. Washington Jewish Week reports: A “7 Deadly Sins Halloween Party” held in D.C. Saturday night featured dreidels and gold coins... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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Times of Israel reports: A former rising star in Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party has been drawing closer to Judaism after learning of his Jewish roots. Csanad Szegedi, who once accused Jews of “buying up” the country, railed about the “Jewishness”... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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The Tea-Hadist L.A. Jewish Journal reports: Steve Greenberg is a political cartoonist. This week, he chose to lampoon the Tea Party with an editorial entitled "Tea-Hadist," and we, The Jewish Journal, chose to print it. The purpose of political cartoons... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka
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NOT AT "Hobby Lobby" Ken Berwitz reports at Hopelessly Partisan: In the past few days two different friends told my wife they had gone into the new hobby lobby store in Marlboro, New Jersey and noticed that, although there already... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2013 at The Vicious Babushka