The week of August 30 was: The Great Seat Recline Debate; discovering where Frank Sinatra found god; and loving this kid and his grandma. Don’t smoke with Miley Cyrus! Happy long weekend, all. We’re going to try and sleep off our sleep drunkenness.
Mash-Ups in the News:
What’s a Jewish girl to do when her Catholic in-laws say Grace before dinner? Co-founder Rebecca doles out advice in this week’s Forward about keeping an open heart and making new rituals based in traditions.
via Jewish Daily Forward
Mash-Up India! Some stories and recipes about the influence of Persians in Mumbai.
It has been revealed that she is a permanent third grader from outside of London. Our response: Nope. She’s a cat in a dress.
via LA Times
Co-founder Amy just now learned that she is so many people’s Token Asian Friend. We still have work to do Mash-Ups! Get cracking.
via Washington Post
Zara is selling a striped shirt with a yellow fabric Jewish star on it. Um, how did not one person at Zara say, “Hey, that reminds me of the Holocaust.”
via Times of Israel
A story about Korean women that’s NOT about plastic surgery!
via BBC h/t Full Disclosure
We are not mad at this panda who realized that she would get treats if she pretended to have all the symptoms of pregnancy.
Long Read: A Russian woman who made matches for Russian girls came to America in search of her own match…a Persian doctor in California.
via LA Times
We love a good language map. Maybe we should learn Tatar?