This is my second time hosting a the weekly Jewish Bloggers Carnival, which features various posts from around the web. I know that many of you reading this have never seen a Jewish Bloggers Carnival before, so here is a short introduction.
What on earth is a Jewish Bloggers Carnival?
The Jewish Bloggers Carnival is hosted each week by a different blogger who volunteers by emailing Jack at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you want to submit your post or posts (don’t be greedy – I usually submit one) just use the Jewish Bloggers Carnival Submission Form. Posts submitted get emailed in that form to whomever is hosting that week, then that person compiles a post with a bunch of links to posts of random blogs.I admit that as I became a larger blogger I kind of shrugged of my responsibility to the J-blogger community, mostly focusing on my own traffic, stand up comedy and freelance writing that was born out of becoming a mega-blogger as the mega-blogger himself Mr. Dov Bear referred to me on Twitter – I feel honored. David Abitbol of Jewlicious also told me that I’m a selfish bastard in more subtle ways. I have always wanted to get back into the J-blogger community and hosting a Carnival is one way in which I can. Besides for this carnival Batya is in charge of the J-Pix and Kosher cooking carnivals which work the same way.
I find it kind of odd that I am hosting the Tisha B’av ladden Carnival and my blog is devoted to humor and not sadness...
Without further ado – here it is:
Joshua Waxman presents Og’s Height, and resolving the pasuk and the midrash posted at parshablog.
Matthue Roth presents G-dcast: The Shema, Beatbox version posted at Matthue Roth: author, performance poet, and Orthodox Jew at large.
Culture and Judaism:
The rebetzins husband is telling us not to eat our Rabbis, the thought never occurred, although since humans are parve, I could finally get my cheese leg sandwich I always wanted.
Naomi Rosenblatt presents The Three Weeks, Tisha B’Av, and a Jewish Audio Book Joyride posted at Jewish Publication Society BLOG.
Heshy Fried gives us Six reasons why frum people aren’t very friendly unless you know them.
Batya is asking about Eicha, why is it?
Jews are food morons according to Dov Bear and I agree
A simple Jews submission title is in Hebrew translated to “who wants to remember Tisha B’av and say tehilim” - I think.
The velveteen Rabbi gives us three scenes from Tisha B’av
Kli Yuchol Nuchal an interesting post about Tisha B’av
Yaakov Ben Yehuda is recommending the Home Game movie
West Bank Mama is talking about the “Other” settlers
Rabbi Eliyahu Fink is asking where is the outrage of the plight of middle eastern Jewry?
Eric from Israel Situation gives us a brief history and future of the land of Israel
Joel Katz presents Religion and State in Israel – July 27, 2009 (Section 1) posted at Religion and State in Israel.
Joel Katz presents Religion and State in Israel – July 27, 2009 (Section 2) posted at Religion and State in Israel.
Batya tells us about her day at the Knesset
Israelity doesn’t give up is also writing about the anatomy of a flu panic in Israel.
Toby gives us a funny pizza menu in her post called Bloggers Unite
Heshy fried tells us that the high cost of yeshiva tuition sucks
Matthue Roth presents Michael Jackson, Power Girl, and the Deeper Meaning of Chests posted at Matthue Roth: author, performance poet, and Orthodox Jew at large.
Vicki Boykis is wondering if you fast on Tisha B’av, I am writing this during the fast. If you don’t I have a list of ways in my head to tell if your faking.
Cosmic X presents Obama’s ‘Hit Man’ Emanuel Splitting US American Jewry posted at ****** Cosmic X in Jerusalem ******.
Hadassah has a heart warming (it sounds so made up – sorry) post entitled Teach Me.
David Morris is writing about the two scandals of the week
Have you been invited to a Brachos party or an Amen Party? Asks Rabbi Eliyahu Fink in a post about scaming God.
The top ten signs your Rabbi was recently indicted
Hadassah of In the Pink is wondering if family yichus in dating is heinous or harmless?
Margaret Garcia presents 100 Twitter Feeds for Your Spiritual Enlightenment posted at Online Christian Colleges.
Beneath the wings has a post about the seven things she loves
I bet you didn’t know about the Top Ten Nurses in Pop Culture
Our Shputzim just made the deadline with Fun and Games Friday: The presidential election
Batya from Meander is having some strange dreams
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