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Arutz Sheva Grammar

‍‍י״ז אייר תשס״ה - Thursday, May 26th, 2005

Abu Mazen Wants to Freeze Construction in Yesha Communities
. Good! Let the Arabs stop building... oh, they meant Abu Mazen wants Israeli's to stop building... sometimes I wonder if their reporting is as bad as their grammar (other days, I know it is). Chaval that Haaretz has beautifully written op-eds disguised as articles, and A7 has horribly written op-eds disguised as articles.

Carrots & Eyesight

‍‍י׳ אייר תשס״ה - Thursday, May 19th, 2005

Everyone's favorite hoax resource site, Snopes, has an excellent piece on Carrots and Eyesight. Their verdict: the story that carrots can improve eyesight traces back to the British's attempt to disguise a new radar system by claiming that pilots received carrot supplements. I knew it, Mom!

Better than Na Nach: Ku Ku Kuku

‍‍ד׳ אייר תשס״ה - Friday, May 13th, 2005

Credit to Godol Hador: Ku Ku Kuchu. Try it -- works better than Na Nach Nachma Nachman Meuman.

On Israeli politicians…

‍‍ג׳ ניסן תשס״ה - Tuesday, April 12th, 2005

A photographer captured the secrets behind Bush's plan to convince Sharon to follow Bush's views on the Roadmap and the Retreat Plan. Who would've guessed that it would've taken chocolates?

Notwithstanding any prohibition against TV in general…

‍‍כ״ו אדר ב' תשס״ה - Tuesday, April 5th, 2005

TorahWeb (from YU Roshei Yeshiva) advises us regarding the Pope's funeral. For those who don't want to read at their site:

Regarding the upcoming papal funeral TorahWeb would like to inform the public of the following

In 1963 Rav Soloveitchik zt"l reacted to reports of Jews watching television coverage of President John F. Kennedy's funeral service. At that time the Rov was distressed and stated that, according to Halachah, it is forbidden for a Jew to watch such a religious funeral service.

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