Barack Obama Tag

Sarah Silverman's Great Schlep

10:03 26 September in Culture, Latest, Politics
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgHHX9R4Qtk&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x402061&color2=0x9461ca&border=1] Trying to push American Jewish seniors to vote Democrat, the Jewish Council for Education & Research has enlisted Sarah Silverman as the face of its new hilarious canvassing campaign, "The Great Schlep." Besides Silverman's outrageous tactics (that often flirt with the inappropriate) are talking points...

This Week's Links

16:04 25 September in Culture, Latest, Misc, Politics
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Svdpy4MtPQ] Sir Paul McCartney is soooo the man. He's bringing "a message of peace" to Israel. [JPost] This is definitely not kosher: Charedi men were caught sneaking to computer labs late at night and looking at porn. [Ynet via Geek Heeb] Getting tired of Ahmadinejad talk yet? Too...

UN Roundup

14:56 22 September in Latest, Politics
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What with non-stop hoopla at the convening of the United Nations General Assembly this week in New York, we offer a quick recap of the main issues to help you sift through the news coverage. Predictably, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has created the most amount of...

This Week's Links

17:31 18 September in Culture, Latest
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Yeesh. A radical Muslim leader threatened to have Paul McCartney killed on his upcoming trip to Israel. Come on. His solo albums aren't that bad. [Ha'aretz] Finally. We've defined a "Chassidishe tuna beigel." [Jacob Da Jew] Yael Larer is conflicted about his work translating recently deceased Palestinian...

Rabbis for Obama

12:49 11 September in Latest, Politics
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRZLgqGcIz8] Over 300 American rabbis publicly announced their support for Barack Obama yesterday with the launch of a “Rabbis for Obama” website. The movement was founded by Rabbis Sam Gordon and Steve Bob of Illinois in response to what they call the “smear campaign against Obama” that...