Category Archives: Definitions

I am Malala


Malala Yousafzai was a fifteen year old, doing what fifteen year old teenagers do worldwide.  Go to school.  On Tuesday, October 12th, 2012, her world changed completely. The United States has had its fill of high school students being attacked … Continue reading

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Some Silly Philosophy.


I may make this into a book.  I’ve been posting silly looks at life and may expand on this.  I just put this on Facebook recently. Here is your first one.  Gentlemen, do NOT tell the ladies in your life, … Continue reading

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My DNA Journey, What I’ve Learned So Far.


This is a chance to catch up.  I have had my DNA results from Ancestry.com for one month now.  I’m looking forward to the journey ahead. There are still more answers to discover.  Much of what I can figure out … Continue reading

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DNA Journey Uses and Abuses.


As with anything else there are good sides to the DNA journey and bad sides. Good sides, besides being fun, eventually can try other things to check on health. Bad side.  Anti-Semites can now say we are a race.  Well … Continue reading

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Why Woody Allen Is Bad for Us.


Woody Allen isn’t just bad for Jews, but for people with a backbone in general.  Woody Allen comes under the Yiddish word Nebbish.  Here is a basic definition from Google.  a person, esp. a man, who is regarded as pitifully … Continue reading

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Life of Brian Continued: A Silly Look at Ashkenazi Jewish Beginnings.


Those who know me know of my love for things Monty Python.  While I’ve been tracing my family background, and DNA, I’ve been doing more research on things Jewish. Let’s go back to Life of Brian.  Besides being a clever … Continue reading

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Mensch


I found the Wikipedia definition which I’ve posted as follows; and will work with that. Mensch (Yiddish: מענטש mentsh, cognate with German: Mensch “human being“) means “a person of integrity and honor.”[1] The opposite of a “mensch” is an “unmensch” (meaning: an utterly unlikeable or unfriendly … Continue reading

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