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Moral Reprobates or Superstitious Lemmings?

Moral Reprobates or Superstitious Lemmings?
By February 6, 2007

I live in an apartment of Jewish hipsters in Brooklyn who despise, and are despised by, their Hasidic neighbors. This is the Jewish-American way: the secular have no time for primitive traditionalists, and the pious no time for Godless narcissists. … Read More

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The Zeek Book List

The Zeek Book List
By February 6, 2007

These are some of the books Zeek’s editorial staff are reading these days. Click the link to support Zeek by purchasing the book on Amazon. Stephen Hazan Arnoff Torah in the Mouth Martin Jaffee Jaffee explains how the sages of … Read More

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The Zeek Book List

The Zeek Book List
By February 6, 2007

These are some of the books Zeek’s editorial staff are reading these days. Click the link to support Zeek by purchasing the book on Amazon. Stephen Hazan Arnoff Torah in the Mouth Martin Jaffee Jaffee explains how the sages of … Read More

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Required Reading

Required Reading
By February 5, 2007

In the New Yorker's profile of Joseph Lieberman (see below), Lieberman mentions a book with which readers of The New York Times may be unfamiliar. That's because the book, despite getting notice in virtually every other publication on earth and … Read More

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FrontLein: Darth Edgar

FrontLein: Darth Edgar
By February 5, 2007

About fifteen minutes ago, I was sitting at my desk, working exceedingly hard, when I couldn't help notice that something around me had changed. Maybe it was the recent shadow that had slid across my desk, maybe it was the … Read More

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NJ Rabbi Does In Fact Own A Hebrew Letter…And An English One Too!

NJ Rabbi Does In Fact Own A Hebrew Letter…And An English One Too!
By February 5, 2007

Turns out the NJ Rabbi and owner of the Kof-K Company might have more of a case than Assraelis porn producer Oren Cohen would like to believe. Cohen, a third generation pornographer had initially scoffed at Rabbi Yehuda Rosenbaum's claim … Read More

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Faking It

Faking It
By February 5, 2007

In comments, Izzy Grinspan responds to my post: "I've only seen the Vagina Monologues once, but what's stuck with me, in a way that I would describe as both horrifying and surprising, is the section about the woman who was … Read More

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Anna The Islander

Anna The Islander
By February 5, 2007

Clive James again today. What a happy Monday this is shaping up to be: Akhmatova, to her credit, had always tried to stay aloof from the Revolution. But the Revolution was never likely to pay her the courtesy of staying … Read More

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