About Micah Kelber

Micah Kelber is a writer and rabbi who lives in Brooklyn.

Etrog Confit And The End Of The Minimalist

By February 4, 2011

It’s sad to see The Minimalist column end. The last minutes before shabbas are particularly special for Jews. The Minimalist always helped me make the most of them. Read More

Slip Of The Tongue Makes 20% Of The NBA And Most Of America Jewish

By January 20, 2011

Today Skip Bayless of ESPN’s First Take made a tiny, but amusing mistake while debating whether it is appropriate to call Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers the first great white star because while his father is black, his mother is white. He appealed to the Jews for help in determining someone’s identity. Read More

Garfield Minus Garfield Plus God

By February 1, 2010

When Dubliner Dan Walsh removed Garfield from the classic Jim Davis cartoons, drawing attention to the peculiar life and mind of his owner Jon Arbuckle, he created an internet phenomenon which has drawn between 30,000 and 300,000 hits per day … Read More