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Reality Check: The Israeli vs. American Actors of ‘Homeland’ and ‘In Treatment’

Reality Check: The Israeli vs. American Actors of ‘Homeland’ and ‘In Treatment’
By October 15, 2012

When Israeli shows get adapted for American television, the casts get glammed up—but is it realistic? Read More

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Kosher Salt: I Don’t Eat Pork

Kosher Salt: I Don’t Eat Pork
By October 12, 2012

A cheeseburger enthusiast draws the line at pork Read More

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Creation, Upended: Adam Isn’t the Only One Missing a Piece of his Rib

Creation, Upended: Adam Isn’t the Only One Missing a Piece of his Rib
By October 12, 2012

When corrective scoliosis surgery means getting a rib removed, this week’s parasha is especially relevant Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Stop Calling Porn Star James Deen a ‘Nice Jewish Boy’

Culture Kvetch: Stop Calling Porn Star James Deen a ‘Nice Jewish Boy’
By October 10, 2012

Sometimes, a Jewish porn star is just a Jewish porn star Read More

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Jewish Law Student Seeks Blonde, Southern Belle

Jewish Law Student Seeks Blonde, Southern Belle
By October 5, 2012

On accidentally becoming the Spokesman of the Jews Read More

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Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: Kasha Mac and Cheese

Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: Kasha Mac and Cheese
By October 3, 2012

A more colorful, kid-friendly version of the classic Jewish dish that you’ll actually enjoy, even when it gets stuck in your teeth Read More

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Is That a Falafel in My Situation Comedy?

Is That a Falafel in My Situation Comedy?
By September 27, 2012

Why Israeli-imported dramas like ‘Homeland’ and ‘In Treatment’ succeed where comedies like ‘The Ex-List’ fail Read More

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10 Jewish Reasons To Quit Smoking

10 Jewish Reasons To Quit Smoking
By September 25, 2012

As we approach Yom Kippur, all the motivation you need to keep your resolutions and kick the habit Read More

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