Neil Kramer explores friendship, love, and sex, and the dangerous art of writing about it.
He lives in NYC. He can be contacted at neilochka on yahoo.
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Category Archives: Jewish
(Mayer Kirshenblatt’s “Purim Play: The Krakow Wedding”) (translated from the Yiddish by Neil Kramer — ok, not really) The wealthiest man in town went to the village Rabbi and said, “All my life, I worked hard. I have become rich … Continue reading
During Passover, you’re supposed to eat matzoh, symbolizing how the Israelites ran out of Egypt so quickly, they didn’t have time to leaven the bread. The best Passover meal is not during the seder, but the next morning. Matzoh brei … Continue reading
I was returning from having a cup of coffee at the McDonald’s across the street when I encountered a white-haired elderly man who lived in my apartment building. I didn’t remember his name, but I knew him from my youth … Continue reading
Today, I’m going to take this time to explore some Jewish-related subjects that I’m in the mood to rant about to you, my Jewish and non-Jewish friends. I’m not sure why it occurred to me to write this today. Maybe … Continue reading
I never thought to tell this story on the blog, mostly because it didn’t seem like anything special, but when I told a blogger about it, her response was surprising, so maybe my experience was more unique than I thought. … Continue reading
I don’t know if it is stress, loneliness, the upcoming Holiday season, or economic fears about the future, but I thought about religion today. Perhaps, it is the book I am reading, “The Jew and the Lotus,” or the pizza … Continue reading
I take Yom Kippur seriously. Well, somewhat. I’m not going to synagogue this year, but I will fast most of the day. Am I religious? Not really. But unlike the other Jewish holidays, which revolve around food and family, this … Continue reading
I went down to Pathmark Supermarket to buy whole wheat hamburger buns and some bottles of Snapple. In front of the entrance, was an Orthodox Jew handing out leaflets. He was wearing a yarmulke and tzitzit, a traditional fringed garment worn under … Continue reading
In the last post, I had a little fun with a BlogHer session titled “Is Mommyblogging Still a Radical Act?” I found this amusing to watch the word “radical” exploited and mangled so all the air seeps out of it … Continue reading