Dispatch from Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh

When you’re Jewish, the proverbial “six degrees of separation” seldom apply. In reality, it’s often two degrees, or even one. The missive below is from my wife’s best friend growing up (and still one of her closest friends), who lives in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, down the block from where 11 Jews were murdered in...
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Why Realtors Are All the Same Religion: Agnostic

Did you know that good Realtors are all the same religion? No, not Catholic or Jewish or Muslim. They’re agnostic . . . about neighborhoods (what did you think I meant, God??). Diff’rent Strokes for Diff’rent Folks There are a handful of Realtors who live and exclusively sell in just one Twin Cities neighborhood. Like...
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THAT’S Not How You Spell ‘Matzoh’!

“Motzza” vs. “Matzoh” If you’re Jewish and about to observe Passover rather than Easter, “lotsa matzoh” is what you’re faced with eating, instead of bread, the next 8 days. By contrast, “Lotzza Motzza” is a brand of frozen pizza that apparently features a lot of mozzarella cheese topping. Just clarifying . . . P.S.:  Whichever holiday...
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