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The Opinionated Jewish Man: Orthodox Lesbians

The Opinionated Jewish Man: Orthodox Lesbians
By August 19, 2010

While reading the Jewish Week‘s article on the Israeli Orthodox lesbian group, Bat Kol, the following struck me as incredibly odd:   "We deal with mystery; there is no halachic response," Weil said. "We’re dealing with homophobia within the Orthodox … Read More

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French Deportation of Gypsies: Right or Totally Wrong?

French Deportation of Gypsies: Right or Totally Wrong?
By August 19, 2010

When I first read the news about France beginning the deportation of Roma Gypsies, my initial thought may have been a bit too reactionary, as I wanted to title this post, "Did the Nazis Ever Leave France: Let the Gypsy … Read More

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American Apparel: Requiem for a Shmata

American Apparel: Requiem for a Shmata
By August 18, 2010

Today came the news we’ve been waiting for, that American Apparel might not be able to sustain itself over the next year.  Many will shrug and say "so what?," others may hail this as the final blow to the ailing … Read More

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A Jew Hangs out With the Tea Party

A Jew Hangs out With the Tea Party
By August 13, 2010

I wrote a piece over at Vice about my experience attending the Sean Hannity "Freedom Concert" at Six Flags New Jersey, and I tried to put my thoughts about right vs. left/democrat vs. republican to the side, and just report … Read More

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The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Lifebooker.com

The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Lifebooker.com
By August 13, 2010

Being a woman is expensive. Single, married, dating, divorced – we have needs to attend to and beauty regimens we ideally stick to on a monthly basis. Never mind the manicures, pedicures and sporadic spa treatments we like to indulge … Read More

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Kosher Food Producer Pulls Unkosher BS

Kosher Food Producer Pulls Unkosher BS
By August 13, 2010

Flaum Appetizing, a kosher food producer based in Brooklyn, owes an estimated $230,000 in overtime pay to their workers. There have even been hearings at the National Labor Relations Board, who sided with the workers, but Flaum is yet to … Read More

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Gentile Stuff We Don’t Understand: Pop-Tarts

Gentile Stuff We Don’t Understand: Pop-Tarts
By August 11, 2010

Try this experiment: ask an odd number of Jews if they have any memories of breakfast involving Pop-Tarts, and we would be willing to wager that a much higher percentage of the people polled would say they never had the … Read More

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The Colorful Wardrobes of Jewish Men

The Colorful Wardrobes of Jewish Men
By August 10, 2010

If I had a nickel for every man that refused to wear an item of clothing because he thought it in some microscopic way impacted how the world viewed his sexuality and masculinity, I’d be livin’ large: pink, purple, micro-stripes, … Read More

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