Monthly Archives: October 2011

Black, Gay, And Jewish: On The Occupy Movement

As Jews we’re obligated to work for justice, we’re obligated to repair the world. That’s why I support the Occupy movement. Read More

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Morning Bites: Short Skirts, Jon Stewart On Occupy Oakland, Koran Burner Runs For President, And More

In the news today: an Iranian chess player doesn’t want to play an Israeli, the Madoffs tried to off themselves, a rabbi’s wife causes controversy, and much more. Read More

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Global Hunger Shabbat

What’s not to love about Shabbat? It happens every week, there’s not a super-sad story attached and it often involves food. Read More

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This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fautation Post: Right To Remain Silent

A TAL rerun is better than no show at all. Read More

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Birthright Revisited

I hope in this series to describe the Birthright experience from the side of a counselor, an insider, and as a critical outsider. Partially because of my belief in this institution, partially from my love of all its participants, and partially because what makes us Jews if not for the questions we ask? Read More

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Daily Jewce: Nazi Dads, Winehouse Verdict, Lou Reed, Rothko With Strangers, And More

In the news today: If you bet booze was what killed Amy Winehouse, you were right. Also, a guy hopes his Nazi dad will come home, Lou Reed outs Metallica, Read More

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Jewish Heart for Africa Gala

Join Jewish Heart for Africa (www.jhafrica.org) on Saturday, November 5th, for a cocktail reception featuring a live African dance performance, African bazaar, hors d’oeuvres, an open bar and an opportunity to win a free trip to Malawi. All proceeds will … Read More

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Who Would Threaten The Friars Club?

A comedy institution is threatened. Read More

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