Issue 28

Baked December 1, 2007

Hot Stories

"Baruch Hashem" Usage at Epidemic Levels, Baruch Hashem

Pyschologists and Rabbinic leaders are warning about the prevalence of Honorifics and Frum Idiom Confusion Syndrome in the Jewish community, bli ayin hara. […] Full Story

Ahmadinejad Awarded Special Title: Yemach Shemo

The Moetzet Ketanei Torah, a board of pan-Orthodox Rabbis in the US, voted today to bestow the coveted title of "Yemach Shemo" upon Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Yemach Shemo. […] Full Story

Winner of "America's Next Top Mohel" Announced

Rabbi Asher Kutoff, the 37-year-old Stanley Cup security guard from Brooklyn, won the eighth season of the reality show "America's Next Top Mohel" on Wednesday. He made the cut over Oizer Chapman, the 41-year-old Russian-born Barbie dress designer from Minnesota. […] Full Story

Rabbi: California Fires Punishment for Something

The California catastrophe is a punishment meted out by G-d as a result of U.S. President George W. Bush’s support for something or because Jews have done something or haven't done something, Shas spiritual leader and former Chief Sephardic Rabbi Yosef Ovadia said Tuesday. […] Full Story

E-Mechila: You'll be Virtually Forgiven

This past High Holiday season, Rabbi Zundel Shickdrek did the same thing as many other Jews - he spent the holidays looking at himself and trying to improve his interpersonal skills and mend his relationships with other people. […] Full Story

60,000 LED Menorahs Recalled

More than 60,000 LED menorahs made in China were recalled Wednesday for containing spiritually dangerous LED lights, a Judaica watchdog group announced. […] Full Story

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