Monday, April 16, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Beer Buying Brouhaha Brewing






April 12, 2018
Better put down that pint of Guinness, and don’t even think about cracking a Corona. This month, some Orthodox rabbis are telling New York Jews they should stick to Budweiser — or not drink beer at all.

The unusual edict was made after the rabbis who keep watch on New York’s kosher food supply realized in the weeks before Passover that the owner of the city’s dominant beer wholesaling firm is Jewish.

“He’s 100% Yid,” said a rabbinic administrator at the Central Rabbinical Congress, a Kosher certification agency affiliated with the Satmar Hasidic sect.

That posed a problem for the rabbis, because while the New York beer magnate, Simon Bergson, is Jewish, he is not traditionally observant. Under certain complexities of Jewish law, that has led some Orthodox rabbis to rule that all the beer he owned during the week of Passover is not suitable for consumption by Jews.

Read more: https://forward.com/news/398518/orthodox-rabbis-order-jews-to-stick-to-budweiser-or-skip-beer/

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Caruana Challenges Chess Champion Carlsen



Not since 1972 has an American (Bobby Fisher) competed for the undisputed title of World Chess Champion.

Congratulations to Fabiano Caruana who will take on Magnus Carlsen in November.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

American Advocates At AIPAC










We truly live in amazing times, where the upper echelons of government are so Pro Israel.
Nikki Haley is amazing, as is VP Mike Pence.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

SuperStore Starts Selling Shtreimels



Wow. Bingo of Boro Park is now selling Shtreimels for $499.
At that price, maybe I'll become a Chassid.

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