Stupidity at the ARJC

Yesterday, the American Republican Jewish Coalition (a group I had never heard of until this weekend) held a gathering featuring the president. There were three main things about this little shindig that has Jewish Twitter (Jwitter?) talking about. Some of these are problems, in my opinion, and some are not. Let’s try and take these […]

Yeshiva Crowdfunding Campaign – Please help out

My yeshiva, Yeshiva Derech Chaim has launched a fundraising campaign that is ending today, Wednesday, April 3rd. The purpose of the campaign is to raise money for the Rebbeim (teachers) so they can be up-to-date on their salaries for Pesach (Passover). I want to give something, a small token of gratitude, for the Roshei Yeshiva […]

Prophet Isaiah’s seal found?

This is potentially a big discovery. The oval-shaped bulla, however, is not intact. On its legible portion, there is an inscription with First Temple Hebrew letters that seem to spell out the name l’Yesha’yah[u] (Belonging to Isaiah). On a line below, there is the partial word nvy, which presumably spells out “prophet.” The usual disclaimers about initial findings […]

More about Jews in comics

I know that I have written about this previously but this is a topic that really interests me. About two months ago in a issue of Ms. Marvel an honest to goodness Orthodox Jew was introduced as a supporting character in the book. What’s more interesting is that the character is treated with respect and […]