Mark Wahlberg, in an interview with an Israeli reporter, impressed her with his knowledge of Hebrew. Most of the words and phrases used were swear words but the reporter assured him that he now possessed all the Hebrew knowledge necessary to get by in Israel. Apparently he was taught these
Happy May Day – enjoy this English/Yiddish ditty from Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird. It’s called “March of the jobless corps / Arbetslozer Marsh” and seems perfectly appropriate for May Day and basically any time while President Trump is in office. The band is based in Berlin but Kahn
Talking politics or religion was always discouraged in polite company. The idea was that these divisive topics would create unpleasant disagreements whose tone and timber would be unacceptable. As much as this has always been the case, it seems like current political and religious discourse has never been more divisive.