Purim Links, Baby Names and More

Poppyseed hamantashenPurim is coming soon! Here are links for the holiday and more.

  1. I posted about Israeli Baby Names at the Nameberry blog.
  2. Our Shiputzim translates the Megillah into Heblish.
  3. Jacob Richman has a wonderful collection of videos and websites for Purim.
  4. Kveller reports on a shortage of Israeli “chalav yisrael” formula in the US, because of an outbreak of disease among Israeli dairies. The problem hasn’t been widely reported here.
  5. In light of the earthquake in Japan, this website helps you prepare for emergencies.
  6. Better late than never: I posted a video on making hamantashen at Cooking Manager.
  7. Is donated breastmilk safe? Read about breastmilk ice cream and health at Green Prophet.
  8. A report on American policy and breastfeeding.
  9. Haaretz writes about an initiative to match up Orthodox homosexual men and women for marriage.
  10. I found this interesting post on Israeli rudeness by a blogger I’d never seen before.
  11. Chana Jenny Weisberg shared a moving story about her neighbor.
  12. Rafi shares a cute video on Purim costumes in Mea Shearim. If you still don’t have a Purim costume, you can get ideas here.
  13. Shabbat shalom and Purim Sameach to all!

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Comments

  1. I wanted to let you know that I like this setup for your blog better than the last setup.
    Chag sameach!

  2. Thanks for the link, and happy Shushan Purim!

  3. Hey! Thanks for the mention!
    I’ve been checking out your blog for a while…I think it’s great!
    Hope you had a wonderful purim filled with fun costumes and very tasty hamantashen!
    -Rayving Rachel

  4. Thanks for the Oznei Haman info… could barely find any here in DC… guess I’ll have to make some next time!

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