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Ever since the monster slush attack last week landed Diana Clarke on her ass, she has been done with winter. Not even her trendy Bean Boots and City Bakery’s What Would Faulkner Drink? hot chocolate could save her. Today decides her fate: thousands of years of ritual shall determine whether she may or may not face […]

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Halloween is certainly not a day to give thanks. And it certainly isn’t a day to honor or remember historical figures or noble members of society. But it is a bit more than a night of debauchery and terror tacked onto the end of October. Bwog’s Pagan Affairs Bureau Chief Brian Wagner explains. The name […]

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Bwog, with all its Jewish grandmotherly wisdom, guided you through Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Now grab your etrogs, kids: it’s Sukkot! Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, is kind of like the Jewish version of Thanksgiving, but longer… and in huts. An eight-day-long harvest festival, this holiday recalls the 40 years when Moses and the […]

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In our newest feature, HolidayHop, Bwog will explain religious holidays so you don’t have to pretend to understand them. Tekiah… Shevarim Teruah… Tekiah… These Hebrew words are spoken between blasts blown from the shofar, a ram’s horn. On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, the sounding of the shofar is meant to wake Jews from […]

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