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Dec.29.2008
Mazal tov! The Eighth Night, Photo (c) Lisa Alcalay Klug It's the last day of Chanukah. Mazal tov to the winners of EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS! Day 1: Yoni Reinharz Day 2: MRose24 Day 3: Daisy Lov Day 4: Shirani87 Day 5: JewInaCanoe Day 6: Meyer Fremder Day 7: Audrey Bloomberg AND, drum roll...
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Dec.26.2008
Today is the fifth day of Chanukah. And tonight is a triple header: the Sixth Night of Chanukah, Shabbat and Rosh Chodesh, the new month. So today brings a double portion of winners as we announce the Day Five winner and tomorrow's Day Six winner. Day Five's winner is "jewinacanoe" and...
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Dec.25.2008
THE GIVEAWAYS CONTINUE! Congrats to the Jewlicious.com winners of EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS of Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe. In a virtual “Christmas Day Matzoh Ball,” tonight we crowned a King and Queen O’ Heebster Swag from the Jewlicious Facebook Group. The loot...
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Dec.25.2008
On the Fourth Day of Chanukah, which coincides this year with Christmas, we're enjoying, in the words (and video) of Saturday Night Live, "Christmas Time for the Jews." Lest we forget: today's winner of EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS of an autographed copy of Cool Jew is Shirani87. Shirani,...
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Dec.24.2008
On the Third Day of Chanukah, my true love said to me, Daisy Lov is the Winner of Day Three. Mazal tov! Daisy Lov, we love your name and we'd love to hear from you. Please check your email for that good news and send us your address so we can ship out your free autographed copy of Cool Jew....
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Dec.23.2008
Today's Winner It's is the second day of Chanukah and today's winner of an autographed copy of Cool Jew in our EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS is known only by his or her email as "mrose24." Well, Mr. or Mrs. MRose24 please step right up and send us an email response to the notice we just sent...
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Dec.22.2008
It's the first day of Chanukah and we're proud to announce the first winner of EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS of an autographed copy of Cool Jew is Yoni Reinharz of the Twin Cities. Turns out, Yoni is a musician who rapped on the song "Beat Box" on Matisyahu's debut album "Live at Stubbs....
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Dec.11.2008
Celebrate Chanukah with EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS at CoolJewBook.com. Register to win an autographed copy of the Amazon and Virgin Megastore bestselling book, Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe. We'll be announcing a winner every day of Chanukah, starting Dec. 22. Sign up to...
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Dec.08.2008
The Tour Continues on the West Coast I'm fresh off the east coast tour with a pit stop in Toledo and continuing in the west... I'm back in LA now for these upcoming events. Visit www.cooljewbook.com for more! 12/11: Borders, Century City Mall, Los Angeles, in-store reading and signing, 7 pm, 310...
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Nov.25.2008
Good news abounds: Cool Jew has consistenly been in the Amazon' Top Ten for Humor Religion books for many weeks now. Cool Jew is a "Top Seller" at Virgin Mega Stores. Cool Jew made an appearance on New York public television's Channel 13 WNET on Sunday. And Cool Jew is featured in this...
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Oct.02.2008
I'm fresh off leg one of da big Cool Jew book tour, with seven flights in 10 days, through San Francisco, Syracuse, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Houston and LA.It was truly all good. I was especially really blown away by the ability of the Houston folks to cope with continued power outages, a...
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Oct.02.2008
I'm fresh off leg one of da big Cool Jew book tour, with seven flights in 10 days, through San Francisco, Syracuse, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Houston and LA. It was truly all good. I was especially really blown away by the ability of the Houston folks to cope with continued power outages, a...
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Sep.26.2008
No. 4. It's a first! Cool Jew has just landed its highest ranking yet:No. 4 on Amazon's bestseller list for humor religion books. As Amazon puts it: #4 in   Books > Entertainment > Humor > Religion     At least for this hour, Cool Jew has taken the lead ahead of Lewis Black...
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Sep.22.2008
Despite the hurricane, the Cool Jew tour is charging ahead... Last week, after delivering the key note to the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award Winners in the majestic Presidio in San Francisco (the fifth event in six days!), I flew to Syracuse for a book talk at the rolling hills of the very pastoral...
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Sep.14.2008
This was a big week for Cool Jew in San Francisco... Four events: Picnic Fest in the Oakland Hills, Berkeley Launch Party, Hebrew High Opening Night in Saratoga and an in-store book talk at Bob & Bob in Los Altos. Next... a Monday keynote for the San Francisco Federations Diller Teen Tikkun...
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