What We Missed, 2009 Edition

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Almost every day I come across some article or blog post that’s worth sharing with the Mixed Multitudes. I usually get around to posting it, but sometimes I just flag it and then let it sit in a folder for ages on end. Since it’s the last day of the year, and you’re probably not doing much work anyway, here’s a nice little linkdump for you—all the of the stories I didn’t get around to blogging, but that I think you’ll still like. Click away, and happy new year!

January 2009
What Waltz With Bashir can teach us about Gaza

In Chile, the Catholic Church was in uproar over a fashion designer, who planned a fashion show featuring designs inspired by the Virgin Mary, but worn by revealingly clad, and in some instances virtually topless models.

Gaddafi suggests new state called ‘Isratine.’

Is Heaven overwhelmingly populated by racists?


The Ashkenazi privilege checklist

If programming languages were religions…

If God were sued, would one have to serve God with papers? After all, one might argue, an all-knowing God might not exactly need notice. Relevant because a Nebraska state senator sued God. Seriously.

Christians learn to write love letters.

Facebook doesn’t like rabbis.

60 year old document claims Hitler had bad manners and terrible gas.

Israeli man dressed as Spiderman lassoed cars.


Should Catholics give up texting for Lent?

Play God on your iPhone

The Jews of Old Kiev—what language did they speak?

Kottke discovers appliances with Sabbath mode, and Shabbat elevators.

Milk and Honey peanut butter balls

Was there ever a female ruler of Ancient Israel? Maybe.

Cultural ‘War’ for Hasidic Music Hits Brands: Touring, Sponsorships Reportedly Under Strain for Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Artists

Wearing a full veil may be a health risk.

The more often Americans go to church, the more likely they are to support the torture of suspected terrorists, according to a new survey.

Newsflash: Women can be trusted to keep their kitchens kosher

Posted on December 31, 2009

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