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Mash-Up Round-Up: Dutch Grandmas on Planes & Even More Latin Jews on Cooking

Did they have coconuts in the Sinai?
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The week of April 11, 2014 was: discovering we’re not “fair and lovely” (whatever), incorporating coconuts into Passover, and finding the right hanbok for the baby.

Mash-Ups In The News:

A New Passover Tradition: Mango and Pineapple Charoset Balls

Our friends at The Cuban Reuben [Editor’s Note: Latin Jews, again] put together a new mash-up recipe bringing a little tropical flavor to this traditional Pesach dish. I would live in a pyramid made of mango and pineapple.

via Cuban Reuben

ESPN’s new World Cup Ad for Team USA 

What if the US loved soccer the way the rest of the world does? What if we hadn’t drawn the Group of Death? We are suckers for sports ads and movies. (i.e. we cried).

via SB Nation

Pigmentocracy: Real Talk about Fair Skin

Are you fair, wheatish or (GASP) dusky? Too dark and you should probably use “Fair and Lovely” to lighten your skin. A real and hilarious conversation about skin.

via WNYC

Watching Two Old Women Fly for the First Time is Pure Gold

Extreme Delight coming your way: Two Dutch ladies in their 70s take a plane flight for the first time.

via Gizmodo

Georgia School Hosts First Racially Integrated Prom

This story never gets old. There were separate black and white proms until LAST YEAR. Note to self: It’s 2014.

via CNN

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