Category Archives: Purim

HORAScopes

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March 1, 2001

Sue Fendrick HORAscope Sue Fendrick Aquarius (Water Bearer) – Take a tip from a nice biblical gal: if you do it right, you might end up with a cute guy. But watch out for his father; he thinks God talks to him. Pisces (Fish) – You’ll be chopped to bits before you know it. Respond More »

Mad Mazal

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March 1, 2001

Susan Silverman Directions: One person looks at the mad-yids. S/he reads the parts of speech aloud to respondents who think of words to fit those categories. For example, the reader says “noun” and the respondents provide any noun: “dog,” “house,” “peanut,” “toenail”… The reader says “abstract noun” and the respondents may suggest something like “joy,” More »

Further Tractate on Pirke Avot

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March 1, 2001

Gary Bean The last tractate of the Talmud is called “Pirke Avot,” which is usually translated as “Sayings of the Fathers.” Recent scholarly research has uncovered an additional one that could be call “Further of the Sayings.” While it has understandably been omitted from most traditional editions of the Talmud, I feel it is especially More »

Patient Report – Final Psychoanalytical Evaluation

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March 1, 2001

Dr. Yusef Bergstein, Psychoanalyst Shooshan, Habirah Patient Name: Haman Diagnosis: Patient suffers from obsessive-compulsive schizophrenia with tendencies toward hallucination and gambling. Diagnosis is based upon the following evidence: Delusional Psychosis Patient suffers from recurrent dreams in which his ears are filled with various flavors of fruit filling (apricot, poppy-seed, raspberry, plain, et al; did not More »