The Most Unintentionally Funny Congressional Holiday Video of 2011

Most of us have seen the “Merry Christmas/Happy Hanukkah” video released by Congressman Scott Rigell that went viral over the past few weeks. Well, late one night, during a break between Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years festivities, I decided to check out the holiday videos of other members of Congress, just out of curiosity. It […]

Paradise Lost: David Stein Responds to HuffPost Writer’s Attack

Last week, to my surprise, I found myself the subject of a smug, condescendingly snarky op-ed in the online version of the L.A. Jewish Journal (the largest Jewish weekly outside of New York), written by a gentleman named Mitch Paradise. You’re probably asking, “who the hell is Mitch Paradise?” At least, that’s what I asked. […]

Obama Moves Hanukkah Celebration to the Anniversary of the First Intifada

This is from the “you gotta be kidding me” file. President Obama, who decided that the official White House Hanukkah celebration would come two weeks earlier than the actual start of the Jewish holiday, held the ceremony on December 8th…the 24th anniversary of the beginning of what’s now called the First Intifada – a tidal […]