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Apr.26.2009
Monday night, April 27th, I'll be speaking at a private class for 20s and 30s on the Upper West Side in New York City. This is a free event. Contact Lisa for details. Meanwhile, Cool Jew is No. 10 on Amazon's bestseller's list for Humor Religion books.  Mazal tov all around!
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Apr.21.2009
The Spring Tour, which took a brief hiatus for Passover, continues this week in Madison, Wisconsin, home of both the KlezKamp Road Show and The Conney Conference: "Performing Histories, Inscribing Jewishness." The Road Show was amazing display of talent and devotion to Yiddish language...
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Apr.07.2009
Top Ten In the pre-Passover blur, Cool Jew is once again on the Amazon's bestseller list: #6 in Books > Entertainment > Humor > Religion.
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Apr.06.2009
My latest Heebster creation, a Cool Jew-inspired "seder plate" is on display at the Contemporary Jewish Museum. Read all about it in the San Francisco Chronicle! Artists reflect on the seder plateLaura Thomas, Chronicle Staff WriterSunday, April 5, 2009 When asked to reflect on Passover...
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Apr.03.2009
Big news on the Spring Tour! Yours truly spoke with Dr. Maya Angelou on Oprah Radio. You can hear a clip right here in a special section called "Knowing Your Heritage." I'm honored! Stay tuned for more programs on Shalom TV and Connie Martinson Talks Books!
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Apr.01.2009
Congratulations to the winner of Modern Tribe and Cool Jew’s Hip Hop Seder Box rockin’ Passover Giveaway, Maya Grushansky of Los Angeles. The Hip Hop Seder Box features * Cool Jew * Moses Action Figure * So Called Seder Hip Hop Hagaddah CD * Zelda’s Marshmallow Kosher...
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Mar.29.2009
Today, Cool Jew is No. 5 on Amazon's bestseller list for Humor/Religion titles. Mazal tov all around!
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Mar.26.2009
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CoolJewBook.com and ModernTribe.com have teamed up again to help rock your holiday! We're offering one lucky winner the following Passover accoutrements, all boxed up and ready to give to your favorite Afikomen lover.   The Hip Hop Seder Box features * Cool Jew * Moses Action Figure  * So...
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Mar.24.2009
Tonight! "Cool Jew Night" @ SUNY Rockland at 7 pm tonight. More big news from the road... Wednesday, tune into the author of Cool Jew on XM Satellite Radio Channel 156 and Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 195 at 5 am, 1pm, 7pm EST. The show will air again Sunday at 7am EST. If you're not...
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Mar.13.2009
Cool Jew Spring Tour Just when I thought book tour was over, it begins again! Requests have been coming in from around the country so we're now building the Cool Jew Spring Tour. Stay tuned for deets! Meanwhile, at this moment in time, Cool Jew is No. 7 on Amazon's humor/religion list. Rock on...
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Mar.12.2009
It’s not every day you can snag free Heebster swag. But this week, CoolJewBook.com and ModernTribe.com chose one lucky winner of the Cool Jew Gift Box. The winner was chosen based on the cool ways they celebrated Purim. The Gift Box includes   * Cool Jew, a 2008 National Jewish Book Award...
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Mar.09.2009
Tonight! Purim starts tonight, March 9th at sundown! In honor of the holiday, Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe has teamed up with ModernTribe.com to create the Cool Jew Gift Box. The Cool Jew Gift Box contains * Cool Jew, a 2008 National Jewish Book Award Finalist.* No...
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Mar.06.2009
It's Almost Purim! Purim starts this Monday, March 9th at sundown! In honor of the holiday, Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe has teamed up with ModernTribe.com to create the Cool Jew Gift Box. The Cool Jew Gift Box contains * Cool Jew, a 2008 National Jewish Book...
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Feb.27.2009
That rockin' annual festival of all things Jewish begins today! We're there, of course, sharing the love by giving away hundreds of copies of Cool Jew. LA Blueprint described the Jewlicious Festival in these words: Whatever flavor of Jewish-ness you consider yourself, you’re likely to have a...
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Feb.23.2009
It's a big week at Cool Jew Incorporated... I'm presenting at a Cool Jew celebration timed to coincide with Rosh Chodesh Adar at Congregation Beth Israel in Berkeley, Calif. on Tuesday at 7 pm. This event is free and all are welcome. Arrive early for a complimentary goodie bag! This week,...
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