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Win a Free Book, Courtesy of Donald Trump

ALL IS NOT LOST: WIN A FREE BOOK, COURTESY OF DONALD TRUMP   I hate playing cards and have never been to a horserace in my life, but now that a one-time casino owner has become the most powerful person on earth, I’m ready to get in on the action by sponsoring the all-new, open-to-everybody […]

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Little Me in the NYT

Nothing too fancy here, but check out my review of Esther Schor’s Bridge of Words in the New York Times Book Review. Am I the first person ever to describe Esperanto as “Yiddish for goyim?” http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/13/books/review/bridge-of-words-esperanto-esther-schor.html?_r=0  

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Let’s Eat!

  Just click on Passover when you get to the CFRB 1010 page to hear me talking about Passover with deli legend Zane Caplansky, chef Eyal Liebman, and sommelier Rebecca Meir-Liebman on Zane’s weekly Let’s Eat program.

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Yiddish Book Club: Yentl

Shane Baker, Faith Jones, Eric Klein and I: In the Footsteps of Barbra Streisand. In the first episode of the podcast we discuss “Yentl the Yeshiva Boy” by I.B. Singer: a short story about a Jewish girl who dressed as a boy, because she wanted to study. This is part one of a two hour discussion. […]

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