This kind of makes me want to vomit. I don't know exactly what happened. I am certainly not going to takes sides. However, I am saddened when two excellent bloggers, who seem to be very nice people as well, were apparently hurt/insulted/offended enough by the jblogger community to bolt it.
With regards to the JIBs, I myself do not pursue blogging awards for two reasons: 1) Our sages have instructed us not to pursue honor ("If one pursues honor, honor flees from him."), and 2) I don't think that this blog deserves an award. My blog is just a way for me to express myself. I am happy if someone visits here and finds something that he felt was worth his while. If you don't like this blog, there are millions of others to choose from.
Have a nice day!
Update: The Baleboosteh is back!
Update: Mr. Bagel is back!