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“We All Believe in Strange Things”

“We All Believe in Strange Things”

July 2, 2012 2 Comments »

Mitt Romney’s Mormonism has reared its head every once in a while throughout this election season. Recently, more and more people seem to be asking about the Republican nominee’s religion.... Read More »

“Enfold Me”: A Review

“Enfold Me”: A Review

June 25, 2012 No Comments »

When I was six years old, my blasted older brother told me the story of Dracula and introduced me into a new emotion, sheer terror. I recall that same sinking... Read More »

How To Misrepresent the Jewish Woman’s Experience: A Blog Rebuttal

How To Misrepresent the Jewish Woman’s Experience: A Blog Rebuttal

May 24, 2012 No Comments »

A recent article was published on XOJane by a Chassidic woman named Chaya about the experience of being an Orthodox woman. She was trying to stem the tide of media backlash that... Read More »

What Business Has One Born of Woman Among Us?

What Business Has One Born of Woman Among Us?

May 23, 2012 No Comments »

At the time of the giving of the Torah, the Talmud teaches (Shabbat 88b-89a), the heavenly angels appeared before God and asked, regarding Moses: “What business has one born of... Read More »

#ASIFA Recap + Funniest Tweets

#ASIFA Recap + Funniest Tweets

May 21, 2012 3 Comments »

Needless to say, the organizers of the ASIFA at Citi Field yesterday are no fans of blogs, even ones with Jewish insights, lest they corrupt the mind they spent so... Read More »

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @shortjewish

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @shortjewish

May 21, 2012 No Comments »

Why did you initially join Twitter? I joined because I was curious about twitter. I had wondered what all the fuss was about. How did you get involved with the Jewish... Read More »

Walking Jerusalem’s History

Walking Jerusalem’s History

May 17, 2012 No Comments »

Living in Israel is a special gift for many reasons. The beauty, the flora, the fauna, the people, but most of all, the history. You feel it with you in... Read More »

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @raffeg

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @raffeg

May 10, 2012 No Comments »

Why did you initially join Twitter? I originally joined Twitter just because I thought that I had to be on every social network imaginable. Years of bullying and being the... Read More »

Is Our Problem The Technology Or The Users?

Is Our Problem The Technology Or The Users?

May 7, 2012 No Comments »

A good player doesn’t blame his equipment when he drops the ball.  He knows that rain or shine, it’s up to him to make the play. Is technology truly ripping... Read More »

Two Kings Wearing One Crown

Two Kings Wearing One Crown

April 26, 2012 8 Comments »

The relationship between religion and ethics is a perennial problem in philosophy of religion. In one sense, it seems redundant to say that a particular action is required or prohibited... Read More »

Homophobia in the Jewish Community Must Stop

Homophobia in the Jewish Community Must Stop

April 25, 2012 No Comments »

I remember the first time I heard about gay people. I was watching a protest for gay marriage and asked someone what ‘gay’ was. “It’s men who like other men.... Read More »

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @JYuter

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @JYuter

April 23, 2012 1 Comment »

Why did you initially join Twitter? I actually joined Twitter as a front end to Facebook. I figured since I’m posting the same basic content, if I did it through... Read More »

Making a Difference on Yom Ha’atzmaut

Making a Difference on Yom Ha’atzmaut

April 20, 2012 1 Comment »

In Israel, you get used to seeing IDF soldiers everywhere: walking the streets, on patrols, at the Machsom (road checkpoint). They are always on duty, ready to help. Sometimes, they... Read More »

“Let Him Cry and Shout”

“Let Him Cry and Shout”

April 19, 2012 No Comments »

Today is Yom Hasho’ah, Holocaust Memorial Day. All four of my grandparents are Holocaust survivors so the day is highly personal for me. I grew up with the Holocaust looking... Read More »

The Gilboa Iris Blooms for Readers

The Gilboa Iris Blooms for Readers

April 18, 2012 No Comments »

I first met Zahava D. Englard in the bank. My sister-in-law, Miriam, introduced her as “This is Zahava, she just got her first book published.”  I was immediately interested.  After all, how... Read More »

Ex-Hasids on The Small Screen

Ex-Hasids on The Small Screen

April 11, 2012 No Comments »

Law school has had many adverse side effects on me, and the worst one would be my addiction to Diet Pepsi and trashy reality TV show. Gone are the highbrow... Read More »

A Call To Jewish Artists

A Call To Jewish Artists

March 29, 2012 No Comments »

Although finals have consumed me ravenously and I had a massive stomach ache, I dragged myself to see Sailor Moon the Movie at the Webster theatre. I was enchanted by... Read More »

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @hsabomilner

Jews Who Tweet: Meet @hsabomilner

March 28, 2012 1 Comment »

Why did you initially join Twitter? I had heard buzz that there was a new thing online and I wanted to check it out. Initially my Twitter account was private,... Read More »

A.B. Yehoshua: American Jews Are Only Partial Jews

A.B. Yehoshua: American Jews Are Only Partial Jews

March 26, 2012 1 Comment »

A.B. Yehoshua is not a stupid man, despite recent evidence to the contrary. The famous Israeli author and Israel Prize laureate remarked at a lecture last week that “American Jews... Read More »

A Plea to the Shidduch System

A Plea to the Shidduch System

March 23, 2012 No Comments »

Everyone is hating on this article from the Jewish Press, and I absolutely agree with 99% of all the negative comments I’m reading from my friends. I feel, however, somewhat... Read More »

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