Knock, Kock… HOUSEKEEPING!

Did you notice that we didn’t post a new episode of the podcast this week? Of COURSE you did. It’s because we’re changing up our schedule and, surprise, in addition to a place to download our podcasts, we’ve decided to turn this site into a fully functioning blog with posts and everything. From now on, […]

To Err(uv) Is Human…

You’re probably wondering why you haven’t seen another podcast materialize on our website this week.  I could come right out and tell you something outrageous. Like we decided that two episodes is as fine a place to stop as any.  But that wouldn’t be entirely true. If you’re Jewish and you’re active on Facebook, it’s […]

Queen Esther, Illustrated

Have you listened to Episode 2: “Purim Explained, Conservative Women, and UCLA girl”? On this past week’s episode of Hey! That’s My Hummus! you’ve heard that I observed the holiday of Purim at my synagogue this past Saturday night.  I also mentioned that at my synagogue (as well as many others) it is customary for […]

Sort Of Asian.

Have you listened to Episode 2: “Purim Explained, Conservative Women, and UCLA girl”? ***** I mentioned back in Episode 0 that I sometimes tell people I’m “Indian” because it’s “just easier.” Given that I’m actually of Pakistani origin, I know undoubtedly that some people would be horrified by that.  I also know that there are […]

Black Boxes and Leather…

On this past week’s episode of Hey! That’s My Hummus! you may have heard me mention a recent news story about an Alaska Airlines flight from Mexico City to L.A. which went into panic mode. The cause for this?  Three Jewish passengers, in mid-flight, took out and started putting on tefillin, which are ritual prayer accoutrements.  The […]