Measuring Jewish Time


There are microseconds and nanoseconds, but I was going to identify the Semitic Second, a unit of time so miniscule that only the most perceptive Jew could detect it. After much pondering and exhaustive research, I came up with a list of 20 possibilities and I'm inviting readers, through their comments or Tweets, to vote on their choice for the entry to be submitted to the Nobel Committee. Given that these are the same Mensa-level geniuses who awarded Nobel Peace Prizes to Barak Obama and Yasser Arafat, I'm feeling pretty good about my chances. Here then is the list of candidates for your consideration: