Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

“Women’s Day” – Why do we Celebrate Soviet Holidays?

International Women’s Day  ( March 8) is a longtime Communist propaganda tool. What does it say when an official Soviet holiday is enshrined in our mainstream culture? Clearly, Communism isn’t dead; it has just morphed into other forms like Feminism. It confirms Norman Dodd’s famous claim that Ford Foundation President Rowan Gaither told him, in […]

Vape Your Way Through the Holidays With PAX’s Huge Black Friday Sale

In a world where Snoop Dogg claims to be giving up “smoke” and Dead & Co. have possibly played their actual final show, 2023 has been a bit of a harshed vibe for fans of ~*letting loose*~. And current events? Bro, it all feels Certified Uncool these days. Like, it’s rad that Harold and Kumar […]

Holidays 2023: What to Buy and Not to Buy? Privacy Aware Shopping Tips

November 15, 2023 It’s the season for gift buying once again and as you get saturated with ads on what to buy, I will give you the knowledge to choose wisely. Be aware of the privacy implications of what you’re buying. In this age of overreaching technology, you must learn that not all technology is […]

The Best Jewish Food Cookbooks (for Noshing Your Way Through the Holidays)

Contrary to what pop culture seems to think, Jewish cuisine is a lot more than pastrami on rye, hummus, and bagels with lox. (That’s only like 90% of it—there’s also latkes.) For real, though, nailing down what Jewish food is can arguably be a much more difficult task than defining, say, French or Italian cuisine. […]

Noruz holidays: Shiraz tours to take travelers to ancient neighborhoods

TEHRAN – Shiraz is set to hold special tours of historical neighborhoods of the ancient Iranian city during the two-week Noruz holiday, which officially commences on March 21. Source

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Happy Holidays

Dalton Clodfelter declares that the phrase “‘Happy Holidays’ is satanic Jewish bull shit.” Self-proclaimed “prophet” and QAnon conspiracy theorist Mark Taylor is now targeting Kenneth Copeland and his Victory Channel network with conspiracy theories. David Lane celebrates that “three of the 13 freshmen elected to the NC State House on Nov. 8 are pastors. Three […]

Financing for your Rolex just in time for the holidays

With Halloween behind Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re now preparing to enter the year’s final stretch and enter the holiday season in full swing. That means it’s time to start thinking about what gifts you’re giving in December. Whether you’re shopping for someone else or buying a gift for yourself, we have a solid […]

Maria Sakkari recommends Santorini for holidays and pastitsio for food

Maria Sakkari is one of the hottest names in world tennis and occupies the media, not only for her skills on the courts, but also for her life and preferences. She was asked by WTA a host of questions, including her favourite foods and where one must visit in Greece. Q: where should i visit… […]

Australians Face Chaos in Sydney Airport as Easter Holidays Kick Off

Sydney International Airport has been in chaos as the reduced staff numbers are unable to handle the number of Aussies hoping to get away during the Easter holidays, with the queues for check-in and security ending outside. For many Aussies, it would be the first time they have flown since the borders opened after almost […]


Castellammare di Stabia.What I remember about Castellammare di Stabia in Italy – Young lads threw stones at me.  The police advised me to go elsewhere in Italy. Castellammare is famous for being a base of the Mafia group known as the Camorra. The Police Station. Castellammare di Stabia, explosion in the Police Station ‘An explosion […]

Nation’s Libertarians Renew Push For 365 Federal Holidays A Year

U.S.—After the passing of Juneteenth as a federal holiday, the libertarians of the nation are renewing their push for 365 federal holidays a year. “We’re glad the federal government will not be working one more day — but it’s not enough,” said local libertarian man Jake Fluglehorn of Idaho. “We will not rest until the […]

Holidays, “Happy Days,” Superheroes, Mayonnaise!

Esther D. Kustanowitz is a Contributing Writer at the Jewish Journal. She previously was the Founding Editor at She is an experienced freelance writer and consultant specializing in social media, pop culture, grief and Jewish community conversation. She is frequently sought-after as a source on social media engagement and culture, and is known as […]

Seychelles Opens For Holidays… But Only For The Vaccinated

A plurality of people in Britain support giving the government powers to spy on people’s movements via cellphone tracking to enforce lockdown, according to a new poll. The YouGov poll asked people in multiple different countries if they supported, “The Government in [country name] using the mobile phone data of individuals to ensure they are […]

Campus Palestine Battles Didn’t Slow Down During Holidays

Editor’s Note: This latest installment of The Shift was written before the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. For more on that, including responses from Israeli leaders who have been perhaps Donald Trump’s greatest allies, see this article by Phil Weiss. A Setback at Fordham Fordham Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) have been […]

‘Viruses do not take a break during holidays,’ Japan’s PM says, amid third wave of Covid infections

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga called on citizens to spend the holiday season “quietly,” as the country started banning non-resident foreign nationals from entering amid record-high new coronavirus cases. As Japan faces its third wave of coronavirus infections, Suga urged the public to continue exercising precautions. “Viruses do not take a break during the year-end […]

‘Jewish-American’ Streaming Service Jewzy.TV Launches in Time for the Holidays

Streaming services are booming in 2020 especially when the movie theater experience is nonexistent because of the pandemic. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and HBOMax will now have to make room for Jewzy Cinema & TV (Jewzy.TV), the newest Jewish streaming service. Founded by former Reuters and CBS-TV Senior Producer Jeremy Wootliff, Jewzy.TV aims to bring […]

Shaun Attwood’s Free Books To Read During the Holidays

In the run up to Xmas, I’m making at least 1 book free every week on Amazon Kindle.  For 5 days only, I’ve made my Pablo Escobar’s Story Box Set free, which you can read on any device with the Kindle app FREE to download from Oct 26 to 30 at these links: AMAZON USAAMAZON UKWORLDWIDE NOTE: To get a FREE book, you […]

Court allows New York COVID restrictions in hotspots amid Jewish holidays

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Health minister: No chance lockdown will end after holidays

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said Tuesday that he expects the national lockdown to last beyond when it is currently set to end — in a week and a half — and that in contrast to the first wave, the strict regulations will be lifted slowly. “There is no chance that the lockdown will be lifted […]

Stuck in second grade for the holidays

Based on what I learned in second grade, and have had reinforced annually ever since, here’s how the heavenly court determines what kind of year you’re going to have. Wait, wait, wait – heavenly court? What is that? God and the angels? The devil as prosecuting attorney? Never mind, let’s put the heavenly court aside. […]

Litzman: UTJ could quit the coalition if there is a lockdown over High Holidays

Housing Minister Yaakov Litzman continued his public battle against the government’s coronavirus policy, saying in an interview published Friday that his United Torah Judaism party would consider leaving the coalition if a nationwide lockdown is imposed over the upcoming High Holidays. “The approval for mass demonstrations [outside the Prime Minister’s Residence] alongside the opening of […]

With 839 dead, virus cabinet meeting postponed amid bickering over High Holidays

The Health Ministry announced on Monday morning that the national death toll from the coronavirus pandemic reached 839, as the meeting of the so-called coronavirus cabinet was postponed amid disagreements over regulations concerning the upcoming High Holidays. The ministry said two people had died of COVID-19 since midnight. Over 500 Israelis have died of COVID-19 […]

You can join RBG and other celebs at DC synagogue for the High Holidays — virtually, that is

You can join RBG and other celebs at DC synagogue for the High Holidays – virtually, that is – Jewish Telegraphic Agency Skip to content Advertisement Advertisement

Ministers to discuss restrictions, potential lockdown over High Holidays

A top ministerial panel was set to convene Thursday to decide whether new restrictions, including a potential nationwide lockdown, would be imposed over the Jewish High Holiday period next month to stem the coronavirus outbreak. The coronavirus cabinet meeting — planned to start at 4:30 p.m. — comes as infection levels have remained high, amid […]

Palestine prepares for Eid holidays as COVID-19 cases soar

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It’s the week before the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, and the streets of Palestine were bustling today.  In the city of Bethlehem, people crowded clothing stores and gift shops, preparing for what is one of the biggest days of the year for Muslims around the world.  Streets were packed with traffic, and restaurants were […]

Happy Holidays – California City Demands Church Stop Feeding the Homeless

Vic Bishop, Staff WriterWaking Times It’s tough to say when our societal values shifted so dramatically, but for some reason now, government at large has decided that charity for the homeless is a crime. In a society with such stunning abundance, efforts to feed the homeless are being met with legal challenges and even […]

Angela Merkel To Make Islamic Holy Days Public Holidays In Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced plans to make all Islamic Holy Days in Germany public holidays out of respect for the Muslim faith.  The German Interior Minister confirmed that regulations were being drawn up to allow Muslim festivals to be officially recognized as public holidays, despite the fact that the Muslim population represents just […]

High holidays? Meh

The high holidays this year have been the most relaxed of my lifetime. It used to be that I was quite caught up in the new year and the ten days of awe leading up to Yom Kippur. I made it a point to get to synagogue a time or two, I always fasted. I anticipated the […]

COMMENTARY: Israeli Holidays Used As Intense Mind Control Program For Kids

The goal of this indoctrination, which Uri openly admits begins in early childhood, is to downplay inter-Jewish rivalries by imprinting the children to hate non-Jews, or Goyim, more. I am not exaggerating this.Think about how horrified you were over the videos of ISIS training kids to hate “non-believers”. Your hardcore Talmudists don’t even consider non-Jews […]

President scorns warmongers for failed attempts on Iran’s missile test

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed satisfaction on Wednesday that attempts by hawkish and bellicose parties aimed at forcing the United Nations Security Council to condemn Iran’s recent test of missiles got nowhere. “We are happy that extremists, warmongers and those who unjustly took (the case of) our missile test to the (UN) […]

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