Sunday, August 24, 2008

Haveil Havalim #179

Hey oh. I just got back from a frielich wedding, and it's pretty late. But I didn't get many submissions this week. I was thinking it might be because of my infamous last stint as HH chair, but it turns out to be because blogcarnival was down a lot of the week.

This week's main event was the Jewish Blogger Conference in Jerusalem. Undoubtedly everyone on this list has already read numerous posts about the conference, but here is a rundown:

Daled Amos
Mere Rhetoric
Dov Bear
Mystical Paths
Eva's Notes
Hochma and Musar
Reb Barry's Blog
Israel Plug
Rachel Mauro
A Soldier's Mother
Rabbi Sedley
West Bank Mama
Radical Moderate
Debi'Z Blog
Every Day
My Urban Kvetch
Emes V'Emunah
Sense of Events
Humwitz Family
Baka Diary
About Chayim Tzvi Ariel
Israel Matzav
Kosher Computing
Frum Satire
eJewish Philanthropy
Eye of the Storm
Israel Fix
Ki Yachol Nuchal
Seraphic Secret
Sabra at Heart
Soccer Dad
Israel and the Sin of Expulsion
A Mahjer Makes Aliyah
Hebrew Online Blog
What War Zone
Jerusalem Diaries
My Right Word
Elms in the Yard
Jacob Richman

and probably many others that I missed.

Now for the submissions ...

Esser Agorot tells us why he isn't going to attend the conference before it happened. Many bloggers responded to this post.

me-ander feels undiplomatic

Shiloh Musings responds to a NY Time article.

The Israel Situation writes about the history of Jerusalem

One Frum Skeptic attempts some satire: Rabbis Ban Dating!

Leora at Here in HP writes about her favorite soccer coach

Areh Zelasko guest posts on Esser Arogot with a radical plan to empty the banks of money

What War Zone muses on an embarrassing moment in the office, and a funny video on Tu B'Av

Writes Like She Talks writes about an anti-semitism-ridden primary in Memphis

Jack on his daughter dating and why Haveil Havalim is not a replacement for the blogger conference

Seraphic Secret recounts the trip to the conference with the Bogners

The Rebbtzin's Husband complains about complaints about noise in shul

NY's Funniest Rabbi reflects on blogging and Eikev encounters in Jerusalem

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