Religion & Beliefs

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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The Hasidic Wisdom of ‘BoJack Horseman’

The Hasidic Wisdom of ‘BoJack Horseman’
By September 27, 2017

What the cartoon’s screw ups teach us about repentance. Read More

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‘Twin Peaks’ and Teshuva

‘Twin Peaks’ and Teshuva
By September 19, 2017

What can Agent Dale Cooper teach us in the season of repentance? Read More

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Boreh Pri Ha’Ganja: What’s the Proper Blessing to Say Over Weed?

Boreh Pri Ha’Ganja: What’s the Proper Blessing to Say Over Weed?
By August 17, 2017

We asked three scholars and got seven different opinions Read More

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My Own Private Tisha B’Av: Long Island

My Own Private Tisha B’Av: Long Island
By August 1, 2017

Are you still in exile if you’ve never liked your home to begin with? Read More

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Come to the Bimah and Read Torah! But First, What’s Your Pronoun?

Come to the Bimah and Read Torah! But First, What’s Your Pronoun?
By July 12, 2017

The rise in Americans identifying as non-binary poses a question for shuls: How to invite some congregants for an Aliyah. Read More

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Does The New York Times Obituary Section Have a Jewish Problem?

Does The New York Times Obituary Section Have a Jewish Problem?
By July 10, 2017

Sheila Michaels, who passed away recently, is only the latest notable Member of the Tribe whose identity was erased by the Paper of Record. Read More

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Fran Drescher is Woke AF

Fran Drescher is Woke AF
By June 16, 2017

The highlights from her radical, anticapitalist interview. Read More

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