Monthly Archives: April 2006

Holocaust, what holocaust?

Can someone please give George Clooney passes to Yad Vashem. “Clooney names three of what he calls the biggest genocides in the century—Rwanda, Cambodia, and Balkins, but fails to name the biggest one of them all—THE HOLOCAUST!” This is abosolutely … Continue reading

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Obligatory Milestone Post

This Friday the Life-Of-Rubin blog passed 50,000 unique hits. The blog passed 100,000 page views a couple weeks ago. The actual numbers as of today are: 50,182 total unique hits, 103,829 total page views, averaging 200 readers per day. Thank … Continue reading

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Motz. Shabbos Link Drops

Live in NY? Wanna see if a murder was committed close to home? This is a pretty scary use of Google Maps. Brought to us by the NY Times. Warning: May induce sleeplessness. Link (HT LR) I came across this … Continue reading

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Good Shabbos

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Matisyahu's YOUTH Goes Gold

Crossover Reggae artist Matisyahu reached another milestone this week as his latest album, Youth, was certified Gold by the RIAA. It marks the second Gold album for Matisyahu in the past three months, as his Live at Stubb’sCoachella, Sasquatch, Bonnaroo … Continue reading

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Construction Finally Begins at the World Trade Center Site

I drive by Ground Zero a lot. Every time I get upset. Why it’s taking this long is ridiculous. This September it will be FIVE YEARS. So I’m very happy to see construction finally beginning. I hope this isn’t just … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Flatbush

This is so horrible. Just heart wrenching. You can watch the video from CBS here. (Hat Tip Yeshiva World)

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New Video From the Boro Park Riots Comes Out

I think this is new, it’s new to me. This is interesting. I just came across this video which is about a minute and a half. It gives you a good feeling of the chaotic atmosphere that existed that night. … Continue reading

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What's On Craigs List …..

Are you a Jewish singer? Wanna make some big money? “Looking for young singer-guitarist to perform World and a little Jewish music for small Bat Mitzvah reception in synagogue in Bronx in June for a couple of hours. If interested, … Continue reading

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Video of the Satmar Rebbe's Funeral

Someone put up 21 clips of the funeral. This one is the longest one. (Hat Tip Chabad Mont Pneimios)

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