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Matchmaker, Matchmaker Find Me A Beard

Matchmaker, Matchmaker Find Me A Beard
By August 17, 2011

On one hand, people get to fulfill certain Jewish laws, and on the other, they are entering into a marriage with a person they don’t find sexually attractive. Read More

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Hands Off My Chocolate From The Bald Man

Hands Off My Chocolate From The Bald Man
By August 10, 2011

While I respect your right to your opinion, I get very angry when you try and say that certain foods from the Holy Land help fuel oppression. In my opinion, things like good food can only bring peace and joy to the world. Read More

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Becoming Jewish: Conversion Conflicts

Becoming Jewish: Conversion Conflicts
By August 9, 2011

When you’re converting, the first thing that happens is (hopefully) the warm welcoming from the Jewish community. I think I’ve focused mainly on the community aspects of it because, quite frankly, how I feel about G-D is complicated, as it should be. Read More

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Some Genes: Shalom Aleichem’s Centenarian Granddaughter Has Still Got Something To Say

Some Genes: Shalom Aleichem’s Centenarian Granddaughter Has Still Got Something To Say
By August 4, 2011

Thank goodness for amazing genetics and innovative drive that have made New York’s local PBS’s illuminating interview with Bel Kaufman possible. Read More

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Artist Context: August Exhibits Not To Miss Before They’re Gone

Artist Context: August Exhibits Not To Miss Before They’re Gone
By August 2, 2011

If you’re museum hopping this month, we’ve got some tips for you. Read More

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A Nice Jewish Boy Returns To New York #2

A Nice Jewish Boy Returns To New York #2
By July 26, 2011

Our young (Jewish) hero finds himself baking through the Southwest. Read More

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Monday Mazel: The Same-Sex Simchas Edition!

Monday Mazel: The Same-Sex Simchas Edition!
By July 25, 2011

Mazal Tov to all the same-sex couples who were able to (finally!) wed in the city of New York this past weekend. Our only regret is that we weren’t able to make it to each and every one of your ceremonies to join you in a celebratory hora. Read More

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The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/ This American Life Review: Break-Ups

The Ira Glass Infatuation Post/ This American Life Review: Break-Ups
By July 20, 2011

The famous Starlee Kine conversation with Phil Collins episode from 2007 never gets old! Read More

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