Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Lost in Translation - Hamodia


Lost in Translation


Pull up a chair. I’ve got a story for you. It was 1974. We were living in Yerushalayim, and my parents, z”l, came for Pesach. One day,in the old…

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dear Mrs. Shakespeare - Hamodia



Dear Mrs. Shakespeare


Dear Mrs. Shakespeare, Your son William is a bright boy and shows potential, especially in his writing assignments. We are even thinkingof asking him to work on the school…


Monday, October 06, 2014

The Fall of Comma-ism - Hamodia



The Fall of Comma-ism



Harold Ross, editor of The New Yorker, was notorious for
carpet-bombing the copy with commas. In James Thurber’s The Years With
Ross, he wrote that a professor picked up a…


Thursday, September 04, 2014

A Ner Neshamah for Steven Sotloff, Hy”d - Hamodia





A Ner Neshamah for Steven Sotloff, Hy”d


We’ve run out of words. President Obama called the Islamic State’s
beheading of Steven Sotloff, Hy”d, on Tuesday an act of “barbarism.”
Secretary of State John Kerry called it “unfathomable…



Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Mad Mimi goes big time


Mad Mimi was just bought by GoDaddy. See
Guess what!? GoDaddy Acquires Mad Mimi

But the prices and people are staying.
Compare active ingredient in Mad Mimi with Constant Contact.

If you're still sending your marketing email from your own email client, see this post. I wrote that before I switched to Mad Mimi. They are now my weapon of choice.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Poisoning the Cup of Consolation by Mordechai Schiller



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Poisoning the Cup of ConsolationBy Mordechai Schiller







After being shocked, a devout journalist is reminded why he religiously avoids reading the "newspaper of record"








Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Microsoft Protection Racket


Microsoft Protection Racket



Pull up a chair. I’m going to let you in on a family legend. One
day in the 1930s, a sales rep of the Abe Reles organization came into
my grandfather's …