Saturday, May 30, 2020



Israeli Chutzpah Can Beat Coronavirus

My aliyah story is a bit unusual because I moved to Israel after having been treated for the five years before for a Jewish...

‘Chutzpah’ Explains Israel’s Spirit of Innovation

Amid the dire headlines out of the Middle East, we sometimes lose sight of the good news about Israel. That’s exactly what we find...

Why Israeli Chutzpah Matters in Business 

No matter how many times I tried, I kept getting brushed off. I was trying to pitch my company’s software to a large US-based...

When Ted Cruz slams Trump for ‘chutzpah,’ should Jews be offended?

Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican senator running for president as an anti-establishment maverick, has once again been accused of making Jews collateral damage in attacks on his insider rivals.

How do you spell chutzpah? R-Y-A-N B-R-A-U-N

It wasn’t so long ago that Ryan Braun was just a rookie phenom, racking up numbers that had Jewish sports junkies rushing to put the Milwaukee Brewers’ slugger in the pantheon with Greenberg and Koufax.

Alan shrugged, Bouskila wrote, Suissa puffed

\" . . . The Great Schlep of young Jews to Florida for the express and only purpose of convincing their elderly grandparents to vote for Barack Obama is a disgusting display of the arrogance, the chutzpah, of some of our young Jews . . . \"

Documentary goes behind the music video with Chutzpah

\"My big idea for the CD was, \'Let\'s give this to our families for Chanukah,\'\" Hyams said. \"I never thought we\'d get a record deal, because I figured \'This is stupid and Jewish and no one cares except us.\'\"

Lebanon war underscores inequality of Arab Israelis

Wars, like hurricanes, tend to expose flaws in societies. In Israel, the recent war with Hezbollah revealed lack of preparedness for this kind of war against an elusive enemy, mediocre conduct of the operations, deficiencies in equipment, shortages of shelters for the civilians and more.

I Ate the Whole Thing!

Circuit News.

Spectator – It’s Hip to Be Chutzpah

When you think of hip-hop or rap, you don\'t generally think of jowl-necked septuagenarians or skinny, psyched-out white guys rapping about the tsuris their mother gives them, but then again, you don\'t generally think of Jews either.

The Birth of Chutzpah

We believe in a God who dreams. The Torah is the story of the transaction between God\'s dreams and human reality. God dreams of a world of goodness. God creates humanity - fashioned in the divine image - to share the dream. But human beings betrayed God\'s dreams. We filled the world with violence and murder. God despaired of having created humanity and decided to wash the world clean. But one human being caught God\'s eye - one good man. So God saved Noah and his family, together with a set of earth\'s animals to begin the world again.

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