Sunday, February 24, 2013
Friedman competed in the Maltz Museum's competition to find Cleveland's Funniest Rabbi
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage held its second ever Cleveland's Funniest Rabbi contest earlier this week. Dr. Kiva Shtull of Shir Shalom in Chagrin Falls won the prized Gold Chicken with his wealth of moyel and Geauga County jokes. But while he may have been the funniest rabbi, he certainly wasn't the only funny rabbi who performed for the crowd Wednesday. Watch the other contestants here. Rabbi Shmuel Friedman from Chabad cracked up the crowd with his stories of converting rabbis and jokes about his "casual Amish" wardrobe. The other competing rabbis were Rabbi Ephraim Karp from Menorah Park, defending champion Rabbi Dan Roberts from Temple Emanu El and Rabbi Lauren Werber. The contest was judged by Bert Stratton, Violet Spevack and …
Did you celebrate Purim? We want to see your costumes and hamantashen.
Friday, February 22, 2013
This year, show us your goofiest costumes and yummiest hamantashen.
Purim is this weekend, and we know parties will be hopping in Cleveland Heights. Last year, over 50 photos of Purim parties at everywhere from senior living facilities, synagogues and more were submitted to Patch, and we want to see even more this year! Click the green button above to upload your favorite shots, and we'll feature them on Cleveland Heights Patch next week!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Maltz Museum hosts Purim party and funny rabbi showdown
Tonight the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage will host the Cleveland's Funniest Rabbi competition and Purim party. Tickets are $20 at the door and sold out last year. Each participating rabbi gets a few minutes to tell his or her favorite jokes, and then a winner is crowned the city's funniest. Click here to find out more about the event.