Israeli Marriage Reform; Paula Abdul’s Bat Mitzvah

Plus five Jews attacked in Australia, and more in the news

Jerry Seinfeld Enjoyed the Anthony Weiner Show

‘Let’s take off the face of the clock and watch the gears’

El Al Discrimination Charges; Scalia Loves The Soup Nazi

Plus Israel rules prostitution earnings can be taxed, and more in the news

Our Arrested Development

The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family

‘Seinfeld’ Eclipses $3 Billion in Syndication

That’s $17 million per episode

Daybreak: Thousands Protest in West Bank

Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem

Mendy’s: Knishmaker or Kingmaker?

Deciphering Anthony Weiner’s alleged meal at the iconic deli

Girls Just Wants to Have Fun

Evaluating comedy on its political merit is like disassembling a vibrator to analyze its mechanics: You can do it, but that’s not what it’s for.

About Nothing

The invented Seinfeld winter holiday Festivus, like the late Christopher Hitchens, demands a religion-like dogma  around nonbelief

Maddening

A show about intermarriage, Mad About You never once mentioned religion. It’s a monument to the comedic dangers of ethnic cleansing.

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