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Christopher Hitchens And Swine

Christopher Hitchens And Swine
By January 10, 2012

After a lifelong curiosity about the prohibition against pork, one writer finds a satisfying answer—in the writings of the late Christopher Hitchens. Read More

The New Face Of Jewish Women’s Rights

The New Face Of Jewish Women’s Rights
By January 9, 2012

Naama Margolese—an 8-year-old Israeli girl taunted by ultra-Orthodox men who think she is immodest—is the new face of Jewish women’s rights. Read More

Back To The Future In Germany

Back To The Future In Germany
By January 6, 2012

My husband and I moved our Jewish family from Montana to Berlin to teach our children about their roots. We didn’t anticipate the neo-Nazis. Read More

Big Brother (Israel) Gets Political

Big Brother (Israel) Gets Political
By January 5, 2012

Israel’s biggest show is now tackling Israel’s biggest issues Read More

Vanessa Davis Just Wanted To Dance

Vanessa Davis Just Wanted To Dance
By January 3, 2012

A new year brings new resolutions to get in shape. An illustrated memoir of a lifelong quest to find a dance-fitness program that isn’t humiliating. Read More

How Does Obama Get The Jews Back?

How Does Obama Get The Jews Back?
By December 21, 2011

Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters. Read More

A Star Of David Atop The Christmas Tree

A Star Of David Atop The Christmas Tree
By December 20, 2011

It’s the time of year when intermarried Jews are lectured against Christmas trees. Given marriage trends, the lecturers should learn to pipe down. Read More

Gay, Orthodox, And Settling Down

Gay, Orthodox, And Settling Down
By December 19, 2011

In the documentary DevOUT, gay Jews struggle to reconcile their faith with their sexuality while raising families within the Orthodox world Read More