Noel Biderman, president and founder of extra-marital affair site AshleyMadison — and Jewish grandson of Holocaust survivors — has allegedly had multiple affairs himself.
Spongebob certainly “dropped on the deck and flopped like a fish” this time.
Jews and dogs haven’t always had the smoothest relationship. As Benjamin Ivry pointed out in the Forward in 2013, our canine friends were deemed too noisy, too greedy, too stupid, and too dirty by our Biblical forebears to be considered a suitable pet. And given the routine comparisons of Jews to dogs by everyone from 19th century New Yorkers to the Nazis (and more recently, a Belgian cafe) certainly explains why the negative associations have persisted beyond the time of Moses.
Have you heard? The 70s are back this year — big time.
Do Jews focus too much on the Holocaust?