SAN DIEGO — Our Jewish-interest license plate maven, Melanie Rubin, has done it again, finding a famous toast “to life” spelled unusually but nevertheless one which we fervently hope will apply to all the good people in this world, whatever their religion, race, national origin, gender, sexual identity, political party — or what have you.
SAN DIEGO –Melanie Rubin, who remembers her Israeli geography, spotted this license plate. It doesn’t exactly say “Beit She’an” but it is close enough. According to the Bible, that was the area in Israel where the Philistines hung the body of King Saul from a wall. Now, we don’t know this is what the car’s [...]
SAN DIEGO — Melanie Rubin, the queen of Jewish license plate hunters, found this one, which means repentance. Perhaps the driver is a ba’al tshuvah, which means a person who has embraced Orthodox Jewish ways after a life that was more secular. Or perhaps, the driver wants the people in cars following too closely to [...]
SAN DIEGO — Melanie Rubin, who spotted this gem, asks: “Does it take chutzpa to put chutzpa on your license plate?” In our opinion, not at all. Just a sense of humor.
SAN DIEGO — Melanie Rubin, license-plate spotter extraordinaire, found it, and Shahar Masori, Israeli-born son in law of the publishers, translated it: “Kal means light as in lighter than air. And ram means high as in higher than a kite…” Somebody, obviously, is feeling great!
SAN DIEGO– Melanie Rubin, our license plate maven, spotted this vanity plate, owned by Safta L, who no doubt is very proud of all her grandchildren. Whatever else the “L” stands for, it stands for “love.”
SAN DIEGO– In Hebrew, “safa” means “language,” which prompted license plate spotter Melanie Rubin to wonder whether the driver wanted those behind him to “watch their language.”
SAN DIEGO — Eagle-eyed Melanie Rubin, remembering her Book of Genesis, spotted this Jewish-interest license plate, which recalls the name of the patriarch Abraham’s brother.
SAN DIEGO–Our license plate spotter-in-chief, Melanie Rubin, clearly loves Fiddler on the Roof , so when she saw this ambiguous license plate, she read it as if the heart substituted for an “O” in Goldis. Tevye, you remember, after 25 years loves Goldie, and she loves him too. Our editor, Don Harrison, read the [...]
SAN DIEGO — Melanie Rubin found this transliterated Hebrew license plate. Nifrah means “we will blossom.”