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Rosh Hashanah 5778

<b>Dip Your Apple In The Honey:</b> It's Rosh Hashanah! And, as we begin a New Year, please remember - as Rabbi Adam Rosenbaum of Synagogue Emanu-El in …

Foodies

Repent and Return

<b>Woman-Ochre in Silver City</b><b>:</b> We are getting closer and closer to the High Holy Days: Selichot begins this Saturday night. We approach the Days of Awe …

Art History

Abq: Hurricanes Not Welcome Here

<b>But Nukes? We Love 'Em!:</b> Hurricane Harvey has already visited - and overstayed his welcome. Irma is on her way, to be followed by Jose. And now, …

Nuclear

Look For the Union Label

<b>Remembering Simon Typograph</b><b>:</b> <b>Abq Jew</b> never got to meet Simon Typograph.<p>According to the Family Tree that <b>Abq Jew</b> received from his father, of blessed …

Labor Day

The Pink Panther and The Jews

<b>And The To Do List:</b> As time goes by (as it tends to do), <b>Abq Jew</b> finds himself thinking more and more about less and less.<p>This past week, in addition …

Mosquitoes and The Jews

<b>Tiki Torches and the Alt-Right:</b> We have all been monitoring the terrifying events in Charlottesville - and their almost-as-terrifying aftermath.<p>As <b>Abq</b> …

The Tragedy in Charlottesville

<b>You've Got To Be Carefully Taught:</b> <b>Abq Jew</b> has been deeply troubled by last weekend's hate rally / attack in Charlottesville, Virginia - even more …

With Unexpected Reverence

<b>Tisha b'Av 2017:</b> With deep humility, <b>Abq Jew</b> reminds himself and you, his loyal readers, that reverence may arise from many different quarters, and …

The Sad Days of Summer

<b>X-Ray Menachem Av:</b> <b>Abq Jew</b> has a very serious question to ask you, his loyal readers. But first, <b>Abq Jew</b> asks that you examine this photo very …

Remembering Jim Croce, MOT

<b>Jewish Time In a Bottle:</b> Let's get the business part of this blog post over quickly. Then we're on to the really really interesting part.<p><b>Time in a</b> …

The Flower of Toloache

<b>Blooms In New Mexico!</b> Last week, <b>Mr & Mrs Abq Jew</b> were fortunate to be among the community members who attended the Mariachi Flor de Toloache concert …

The Brutal Reality of Online Hate

<b>CNET Launches iHate Series:</b> First, a refresher. It was just about six months ago that <b>Abq Jew</b> earned his echoes - by being the recipient of two odious …

The Road From Kayenta

<b>Window Rock and Gallup:</b> As you must now even more surely recall (seeThe Road To Kayenta and In Kayenta and Monument Valley), <b>Mr & Mrs Abq Jew & Alex</b> …

Trade Up Your Abq Ride!

<b>Home of Great Deals:</b> Try as he might (and he did, mightily), <b>Abq Jew</b> just could not resist writing about his new home, the City of Albuquerque, and …

In Kayenta and Monument Valley

<b>Reuben Myer Heflin and Toney the Navajo Guide:</b> As you must surely recall (see The Road To Kayenta), <b>Mr & Mrs Abq Jew & Alex</b> just went on a magnificent …

The Road To Kayenta

<b>Monument Valley and the Navajo Nation:</b> With the encouragement of their way more adventurous than us daughter, <b>Mr & Mrs Abq Jew & Alex</b> actually went on …

Road Trips

Mariachi Flor de Toloache!

<b>All Women All Mariachi:</b> Mariachi, unlike flamenco (see Flamenco and Emerods), does not appear to have roots in the Sephardic culture of Spain and …

Comics

Wonder Woman Wonder Women

<b>Rosh Chodesh in the 505:</b> Rosh Chodesh (the Hebrew New Moon, as disambiguated from the Civil New Moon) has traditionally been celebrated as a Women's …

Women's News

The Wedding Plan in New Mexico!

<b>Limited Runs in Abq & SFe:</b> The second film from American-Israeli writer and director Rama Burshtein (Fill the Void), The Wedding Plan is a poignant …

Weddings

Yosemite to Jerusalem

<b>50 Years Ago:</b> On this day, Jews all over the world celebrate. For on this day, fifty years ago, Jerusalem, the Eternal Capital of Israel, was …

Israel

The Tragedy in Portland

<b>Weeks in Hate:</b> <b>Abq Jew</b> has been deeply troubled by last week's hate attack in Portland, Oregon, The City of Roses. With all of you, his loyal readers,</b> …

Racism

Rosh Hodesh C'est Si Bon

<b>Happy Sivan! Abq Jew</b> doesn't always keep track of the Jewish New Moon. But when he does, it's because of something musically classy like this!<p>For the …

Little Shop of Dentistry

<b>A Tribute to</b> <b>Orin Scrivello, DDS</b>: Was it only last week that <b>Abq Jew</b> was under the care of one (1) dentist and one (1) oral surgeon? <b>Abq Jew</b> has been …

The Borrowed Cholent Pot

<b>The Tooth and Nothing But:</b> Oy. As it turns out, <b>Abq Jew</b> will be visiting his favorite dentist this afternoon, and expects to return home minus one</i> …

Nikitov Buying A Fisbank in Himl

<b>A Songbird Who Sings:</b> If you thought Yiddish was dead, think again! Sometimes all of our thoughts are misgiven. It makes <b>Abq Jew</b> wonder.<p>Which is one …

Walking to Jerusalem

<b>Going to Graceland:</b> The exultation of Israel's Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day), immediately preceded by the sorrow of Israel's Yom HaZikaron …

Becoming Animated

<b>The Log Driver's Waltz:</b> We New MexiJews, along with Jews all over the world, have (in most cases) made it through another delightful Passover …

Remembering the Iasi Pogrom

<b>A MyHeritage Journey:</b> In March (see The Dutch Jews at Sobibor) <b>Abq Jew</b> wrote about the branch of his family in or from the Netherlands.<p>And back in …

The Dutch Jews at Sobibor

<b>A MyHeritage Journey:</b> Back in December (see Starting With Aunt Bea), <b>Abq Jew</b> wrote about his Aunt Bea, her friend Ronnie Gilbert (of Weavers fame), …