This Week's Links

By | Mar 26, 2010
Arts & Culture, Latest, Misc

By Michelle Albert

  • Just in time for Passover, Jewcy takes a look at haggadahs that suit the wise, wicked, simple and tongue-tied children in all of us. Check out Moment‘s article on A New Generation of Haggadah Art.
  • Last week, Israeli police raided a warehouse containing seven tons of matzah with forged kosher certificates. The matzah was made with flour that is not kosher for Passover. Israeli police have warned citizens to be on the lookout for pirated matzah.
  • Over 250 members of Congress have signed a letter addressed to Secretary of State Hilary Clinton that reaffirms their commitment to the “unbreakable” bond between the US and Israel.
  • Lionsgate Entertainment has bought the rights to a film about a box brought to the United States by a Holocaust survivor that apparently contains a Jewish ghost. “It’s A Serious Man meets Ghostbusters!”
  • A copy of Schindler’s list—the actual list, not the movie—is on sale for $2.2 million.
  • The alleged use of forged British passports in the assassination of a Hamas operative in Dubai earlier this year has led the British government to expel an Israeli diplomat from the country.
  • Sea Secret, a new swimwear company, has found their niche, catering to haredi women with a swimsuit that resembles a dress.
  • Slate’s Emily Yoffe goes undercover as a bat mitzvah dancer.

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