Religion & Beliefs

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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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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