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July 11

  • Free dose of Jewish guilt with your 7-Eleven slurpee

    Today is Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven, which celebrates its 84th birthday today. Not much of a connection the Archive, as far as we can tell: Two tangential references to the famed convenience store franchise were made in 2006. (It was mentioned in a travel guide of Bangkok written by a Jewish American and employed as a… More ▸

  • Jewish nonprofit understatement of the century

    If the Jewish development professional in your life is feeling the Monday blues, reassure them that it could be worse. In what could reasonably be called the fundraising understatement of the century, here’s a JDC official’s call to action to raise money for Roumanian flood relief, dated July 11, 1932: "We have never failed when such… More ▸