The Week That Was

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As the week comes to a close, it is time to look back at the best of times. There were no sour moments. So if you want to see the worst of times, go somewhere else.

Today, I’ve consumed an unhealthy amount of coffee and caffeine related products. But as Shabbat comes around, I know that I eventually will be offered a piece of coffee cake. Lucky for me, as I learned in our recipe, there is no actual coffee in coffee cake.

If you haven’t seen the new Todd & God video yet, you must now. Otherwise, you won’t know how to properly put up a mezuzah. Or learn what house music is. (Fun fact: Todd’s mom is also Charlie Brown’s teacher).

Finally, I want to highlight a story that is not often told in the history of black-Jewish relations. There were a total of 53 European, Jewish scholars who escaped the Holocaust by getting jobs at historically black colleges in the American South. Read more about it here.

Have a good shabbat and a good weekend!

Posted on August 14, 2009

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