Issue 30

Baked March 17, 2010

Hot Stories

Upsherins Trim Down Amid Recession

With the weak economy forcing lifestyle changes large and small, one of the mainstays of American Jewish life -- the Upsherin Party -- is undergoing some recession-era adaptation. […] Full Story

75 Percent of Young Jews Are Unfit for Kollel Duty

The latest kollel statistics show a stunning 75 percent of kollel-age youth are ineligible to join kollel because they are overweight, can't pass entrance exams, have dropped out of beis medrash or had run-ins with the law. […] Full Story

Mendy and Hendy Return to TLC as Single Parents

"Mendy & Hendy Plus Twenty" will returns to TLC, after a hiatus during which they were starting the process of veiled threats to break Mendy's legs if he doesn't give a get. […] Full Story

Reality series Recruiting More Boro Park "Hausfrauen"

Bravo's "Der Emesdik Hausfrauen fin Boro Park" has been picked up for a third season but might feature a new group of Brooklyn mamelech. […] Full Story

H&B to Cut Workforce 120 Percent

H&B will reduce its workforce by an unprecedented 120 percent by the end of 2010, believed to be the first time a minor corporation has laid off more employees than it actually has. […] Full Story

Man with Blue Shirt Charged After Brooklyn Yeshiva Lockdown

Bracha Klallah was driving to work in Brooklyn, when her baby sitter called, saying something had happened at Rabbinical Academy Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin - where her son attends. She turned around and ran at least three traffic lights to get to the school. […] Full Story

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