Yes, the muppets. Naomichana of Baraita (always an interesting and enjoyable read) looked at the muppet characters in Sesame Street and casted the muppets in Tanach roles. For example,
“Adam: Aloysius “Snuffy” Snuffleupagus [This is not random: Snuffy does embarrassed better than anyone else in the cast, and he has a large enough body to be animated by two actors, lending credence to the primordial-hermaphrodite theory of Midrash. But please try not to think about whether this makes Big Bird God or Lilith.]
“Eve: Alice Snuffleupagus [Yes, that’s Snuffy’s baby sister. And Eve was related to Adam how again?]
“The Serpent: Slimey the Worm [Typecasting. Sorry.]
“Noah: Forgetful Jones [Since Sesame Street lacks an openly alcoholic Muppet, we are going with a more subtle choice. This presumably makes Clementine Noah’s long-suffering wife.]”
Read her entire post here.
I grew up in the 70s & 80s. During the early years I watched a lot of Public Television, including Sesame Street, the Electric Company (I was very sad when it went off the air) and Mister Roger’s Neighborhood. These shows helped me learn to read and more. Naomichana’s finding of paralles between muppet characters and aspects of Tanach characters brings a smile to my face. Perhaps it will to your too. Read and enjoy.
JBlog Central is a great way to find Jewish blogs and to list your site. (Of course, going through people's blogrolls also works.)
Thanks, JBlog for listing me.
UPDATE: JBlog Central, started on June 12, 2006, also lets readers rate your posts. So, go, read and vote!
It’s almost 1 am and I am wide awake, so as I watch the Olympics (and fast forward through quite a bit – hooray for Tivo) I’m blog surfing, finding many new interesting blogs. Here are some I’m adding into my links:
Enjoy and feel free to suggest more!
Read a blog by a Jew-by-Choice (a.k.a – a convert) – Ruth’s Megillah.
Read and enjoy!
An organization exists to help young Jewish women with breast cancer. It is called Sharsheret. Hopefully, you don’t need this information, but if you do, check them out as a resource for support, encouragement and more.
Wishing all health!
I’m adding to my blogroll.
Some additions to the Israel blogroll
At Level Ground
Cousin Lucy’s Spoon
Like I’ve Got Time for Blogspot
Living in Interesting Times
Menachem in Israel
Michelle’s Aliyah Blog
On the Contrary
Square Peg View
Some additions to the Muslim blogroll
Iraq the Model
Some additions to the Jewish blogroll
Mazal tov to the Unorthodox Paradox on his recent engagement! May your lives together be wonderful, long and filled with love and learning!!!