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Sep 7, 2015, 5:51 PM
Sephardic Synagogue Goes Entire Service without Argument
Members at Ohel Yosef were visibly shocked when a recent Sabbath service concluded without a single argument occurring during the two-hour plus time period. Arguments at Sephardic synagogues often occur during various parts of the service, from who will...
Aug 17, 2015, 6:58 AM
Synagogue Bans Candy Throwing: Called “A Bunch Of Pansies”
A recent stir was created when Orthodox synagogue, Young Israel of Culver City, also known as YICC banned all throwing of candy at celebrations held at its synagogue. Common at Bar and Bat Mitzvahs as well as Sabbaths preceding...
Aug 4, 2015, 8:52 AM
Synagogue Encourages Yelling during Torah Reading If Mistakes Made
Synagogue Bnei Jacob in Champagne, Illinois, has caused a bit of stir in the Orthodox Jewish community. The board announced that it would encourage congregants to scream out loudly if a mistake was made when the Torah is read...
Jun 29, 2015, 10:49 AM
Lone European man proven to be 100% not anti-Semitic
Edward Casey of Galway, Ireland was recently found to be the only one hundred percent non Anti Semitic person in all of Europe. Initial reports were unconfirmed, but after Casey agreed to a series of blood and urine tests,...
Jun 10, 2015, 10:24 PM
Orthodox Congregation Hires Woman Clergy… And She’s Smoking Hot!
Controversy was created recently when congregation Etz Jacob became one of the first Orthodox synagogues in California to hire a female clergy member. Michelle Lerner, while not ordained as a Rabbi, will be titled “Morateinu” translated as “Our Teacher". The...
May 17, 2015, 9:12 AM
“Kosher Switch” Makers Look To Expand Products
The makers of the controversial “Kosher Switch”, which allows Jews who are Sabbath observant, to turn off and on lights are looking to expand the products they make. Traditionally, lights are not switched off and on during the Sabbath...
Apr 27, 2015, 12:30 PM
Judaism’s “beast mode”
Barry “The Beast” Rosen recently caused quite a stir when he turned up at the early Morning Prayer service or “Minyan” at Shomrei Tefilah Synagogue. Rosen is known for shattering prayer -- or as it is commonly known, “davening”...
Apr 20, 2015, 3:44 PM
Los Angeles Israeli goes missing, turns up at Aroma Cafe
Ronen Golan recently turned up at Aroma Café on Sunset Blvd. after being reported missing on Saturday night. He had gone out partying with some friends and simply vanished. Local Israeli DJs were contacted and many claimed to have seen...
Apr 12, 2015, 10:36 PM
Los Angeles Jdate Shock
Julie Weiss, who has been on Jdate for just under a month, recently made history when it was reported that she showed up for her date with fellow Jdater Adam Millman on time, and as originally scheduled. Initial reports...
Apr 6, 2015, 6:43 PM
Scandal at Passover Program
A recent scandal erupted at Platinum Passover Resorts when it was revealed that the famous Tea Room was closed for a full eight minutes in between meals. Platinum prides itself on having top of the line service and caters...
Avi Liberman is a stand-up comic who was born in Israel, raised in Texas and now lives in Los Angeles. Avi founded Comedy for Koby, a bi-annual tour of Israel featuring some of America's top stand-up comedians.