Sunday, December 6, 2009

If You've Read This Blog, Please Read This Post

A local school is going through an extremely rough financial time. To help pay the Rebbeim and staff, the parents are selling raffles, one ticket for $100, 5 for $360. The prize is any car valued up to $25,000 or $20,000 cash. Our total projected deficit for this year is $450,000. Our Annual Dinner and other smaller fundraisers bring in $200-250,000. Every dollar counts. Last year, we raised $192,000 in this campaign. This year, we have already raised $65,000. If you haven't already guessed, my son goes to that school. I have to do something to help out. If everyone pitches in, we are very optimistic that we will reach our goal of $215,000. The only thing standing in the way of reaching of our goal is your purchase. To purchase a raffle, click on this link: Note that purchases may be paid for in installments.

As a favor to me (and yourself, all the kids in the school and Hashem of course), if you have ever benefited from this blog, (or even if you haven't), please buy one or more raffle tickets. Please put "Dixie Yid" in the "Referred By" box or my real name, if you know it.

May you be zoche to always be on the giving end.

Again, the link is


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DixieYid (يهودي جنوبي) said...

Thank you SO much for those of you who've bought tickets so far. One person I'm sure that I do not know personally. So an especially big thank you to *you*!

Beach Concerts said...

I'm terribly sorry about the current state of the school. I'll send my prayers. Also I would appreciate it if anyone took a look at this Jewish-friendly event tonight!

Good For The Jews with special guests DeLeon and comedians Morgan Murphy, Seth Herzog, and Rachel Sklar is happening at the Highline Ballroom tonight! It’s going to be a great time, hope to see you there!
Tonight! (December 7, 2009)
Concert starts @ 8PM
Doors open @ 6PM
Tickets $15.00

Discount code: GFTJ

The hilarious music duo Good For the Jews bring their national tour to New York for a night of unorthodox music and comedy on December 7, the minus-fifth night of Hanukkah.


Jewish music for people who don't like Jewish music.

No songs about dreidels.

And no Israeli folk-dancing.

“Good For the Jews is a hilarious musical act. Don’t miss them.” National Public Radio

“Like Sarah Silverman and Jon Stewart, Good For the Jews is wickedly hilarious.” Village Voice

“Good For the Jews: a Jewish Flight of the Conchords.” Denver Westword

“Like Adam Sandler with a few additional IQ points.” The Onion

“Good For the Jews is part of the sharp new culture presented by such talents as Jon Stewart, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Sarah Silverman.” Washington Post

DeLEON makes “Spanish-Jewish indie rock” by infusing 15th hcentury folk music with the entrancing cadences of the ancient Sephardic tradition. They have toured with Gogol Bordello and recently completed a 20-city tour with Brazilian legends Os Mutantes.

MORGAN MURPHY has been a writer for the TV shows Crank Yankers and Jimmy Kimmel Live. She has performed standup comedy on Premium Blend and Last Call with Carson Daly, and is currently writing for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

SETH HERZOG has appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Chappelle’s Show, and VH1’s Best Week Ever.