Just like the rest of the world takes a vacation, so does “The Cool Jew Family”. We are currently road tripping from CO to NYC, and won’t have access to a computer often to update. Regular updates will resume in one week from now. APRIL 30 2014 Occasional updates will go up, don’t abandon us. We want to remind all of our loyal viewers if there is anything specific you like to watch, or don’t want to see more of, write an email and we’ll make it happen! Hope you all had a wonderful #Pesach2014 firstname.lastname@example.org
A new video shows about 100 members of al Qaeda celebrating the homecoming of its freed operatives. Analysts are surprised a terror leader would stage such a brazen rally in a region watched by intelligence agencies. Bob Orr reports.
The new “smart basketball” looks and feels much like a regular basketball, but has sophisticated sensors hidden inside and costs around $250. CNET.com’s Sumi Das reports on how the ball coaches players to improve their shooting and dribbling.
Almost two thousand men, women and children packed the auditorium of the Young Israel in Oak Park, Michigan to participate in the rare Mitzvah of Pidyon Peter Chamor (redeeming of the firstborn male donkey). The ceremony took place on April 17th, 2014, the first day of Chol Hamoed Pesach.
Financial planners say that you should put your money in the market to save for the future?but many people would rather keep it under their mattress.
Rosa Flores talks to a company that says its AUV is better equipped to find MH370 than the currently used Bluefin-21.
Mid-April snow has us wondering when will it warm up and stop snowing for good.
In SeaTac, Wash., home of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, citizens voted last year to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. However, a court decision — now being appealed — has excluded the 5,000 or so workers on airport property from receiving the increased benefits. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
“Passover’s a time when we celebrate freedom. We celebrate religious freedom where we feel we can be comfortable with ourselves and be what we are allowed to be and the rights we are given from God as Jewish people,” said Rabbi Moshe Liberow.
They celebrate the Exodus from Egypt, while another older enemy continues to rise up…anti-Semitism.
Fliers were handed to Jews outside of a synagogue in Donetsk. They said that Jews were required to register at a government building and pay a fee.
“Whether it’s Ukraine 2014, whether it’s Nazi Germany 1942, it’s all the same. It’s always someone trying to come up against the Jews, someone trying to come against us but in the end God saves us,” said Yosef Shidler.
The fliers created outrage around the world, including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry who called them “grotesque.”
But many now believe the fliers are fake and not from any government authority. Still the mindset they represent is one Jews say they expect to face and why each year they celebrate Passover with passion.
“The very promise of deliverance that God almighty promised us way back in Exodus is something that keeps us going and that we have to remember we have adversary’s, we have enemies but we will stand strong and we will overcome,” Rabbi Liberow said.