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News Quiz: Martin Scorsese, Ritz Crackers and James Deen

By Lenore Skenazy

News Quiz: Martin Scorsese, Ritz Crackers and James Deen
From Jewish porn stars to bacon-flavored Kosher treats to Martin Scorsese’s new, “Jewish” movie, the world is becoming a very eclectic place. Or at least this quiz is.Read More


News Quiz: Golda Meir, Bar Rafaeli and the SeeSaw

By Lenore Skenazy

News Quiz: Golda Meir, Bar Rafaeli and the SeeSaw
Free kidneys, chocolate falafel and Golda Meir? That was either a weird week we just had, or Manischewitz is making-80 proof Concord Grape. Or both.Read More


News Quiz: Albert Einstein, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Moe Howard

By Lenore Skenazy

News Quiz: Albert Einstein, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Moe Howard
Albert Einstein, Moe Howard and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad together in the same quiz? What could possibly go right?Read More


News Quiz: Bette Midler, Bernie Madoff and Miley Cyrus

By Lenore Skenazy

News Quiz: Bette Midler, Bernie Madoff and Miley Cyrus
Bette Midler and Bernie Madoff share more than just the same initials and religion. Now they’re sharing space in this week’s Jewish News Quiz, rubbing elbows with Ruth Westheimer. At least I hope it’s elbows.Read More


News Quiz: Bar Rafaeli, King David and the Lovely Miss Israel

By Lenore Skenazy

News Quiz: Bar Rafaeli, King David and the Lovely Miss Israel
King David, RoboCop and Bar Rafaeli walk into a quiz…. And here it is!Read More






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