Monthly Archives: April 2014

Initial Posts about the New Star Wars Canon

With my spin-off from this site of StarWarsMaven.info last week, I no longer plan on creating original Star Wars content for this site. However, this is my first post experimenting with a “Star Wars Wednesday Round-Up” post. In lieu of … Continue reading

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Versus Whom Did the חכמים Argue in the Tosefta VI: סדר קדשים

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Continuing on in my series looking for those against whom the “חכמים” argue, brings me to סדר קדשים in the Tosefta, here is the listing:  רבי מאיר – 28 רבי יהודה – 8 רבי – 7 רבי אליעזר – 7 … Continue reading

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WonderCon 2014 – My First Time Attending a Comics Convention

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Last week, I spent a day at WonderCon, which was my first time ever at a comics convention and I was largely there to get a sense of what goes on at these sorts of events. On my way in, … Continue reading

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“Star Wars Wednesdays” to Change

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With the launching today of my new Star Wars blog, StarWarsMaven.info, I will no longer be posting original Star Wars content to this website, as part of my “Star Wars Wednesdays” feature. For the time being, I will be experimenting … Continue reading

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Taking a Matzah Break: New Posts to Come in Two Weeks

Taking a matzah break from blogging – back in two weeks!

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Medieval Jewish Scholars and Their Works {Foregoing Fridays}

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As part of my ongoing Foregoing Fridays series, herein are posts from my original blog on Medieval Jewish Scholars and Their Works: Father of the RaMA: An Excerpt about Rabbi Moses Isserles’ Father from a PhD Dissertation [30 June 2010] … Continue reading

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Boba Fett in Television & Movies IV: Star Wars Droids episode, “A Race to the Finish”

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Continuing on my exploration of Boba Fett’s appearances on television and movies, the fourth time that Boba Fett appears is in the Star Wars: Droids episode, “A Race to the Finish” (1985).  While Fett is not the main character, he … Continue reading

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Versus Whom Did the חכמים Argue in the Tosefta V: סדר נזיקין

Continuing on in the series of trying to better understand the somewhat mysterious group of חכמים that occasionally appear in the Mishnah as well as the Tosefta – focussing on the Tosefta in this series – primarily by looking at … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on TribeFest 2014, Part I: Main Stage & App

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Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the third-ever TribeFest. Produced by the Jewish Federations of North America, this was the first one in New Orleans, with the previous two, having taken place in Las Vegas in 2011 and … Continue reading

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Books & Reviews {Foregoing Fridays}

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As part of my Foregoing Fridays series, I wanted to share posts concerning books on my original blog.  Apparently, I did not typically write about books there. The only book about which I really did write was because I had … Continue reading

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