Religion & Beliefs

Who Speaks for the Jews?

Who Speaks for the Jews?
By November 28, 2017

The other problem with the anti-Semitism panel at the New School. Read More

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What is a Chanukah Scented Candle?

What is a Chanukah Scented Candle?
By November 21, 2017

What does “Mazel tov” even smell like? Read More

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Welcome to ‘Bloody Hour’

Welcome to ‘Bloody Hour’
By November 20, 2017

In Jaffa, happy hour for the menstruating. Read More

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When Is It OK to Start Celebrating Chanukah?

When Is It OK to Start Celebrating Chanukah?
By November 16, 2017

When can you officially break out the latkes and dreidels? Read More

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May God Bless And Keep the Tsar…

May God Bless And Keep the Tsar…
By October 20, 2017

Executing a Shabbat dinner in the age of Trump. Showtunes included. Read More

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Welcome the Ushpizot

Welcome the Ushpizot
By October 3, 2017

Get some feminist imagery into your sukkah! Read More

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Tea and Cookies and Death

Tea and Cookies and Death
By September 29, 2017

How my experience at a “Death Café” helped me prepare for Yom Kippur. Read More

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Ten Years Later: The High Holidays for an Ex-Orthodox Jew

Ten Years Later: The High Holidays for an Ex-Orthodox Jew
By September 28, 2017

As Yom Kippur approaches, looking back. Read More

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