Israel

Does This Mezuzah Make My Apartment Look Jewish?

Does This Mezuzah Make My Apartment Look Jewish?
By August 16, 2012

When my partner and I moved in together, we realized there were many different ways to create a Jewish home. The thing we both agreed on was that we wanted a mezuzah on our door. Read More

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Leave Aly Raisman Alone

Leave Aly Raisman Alone
By August 14, 2012

Why we should let the 18-year-old savor her Olympic victory instead of trying to make her the spokeswoman for American Judaism Read More

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Madonna Getting Sued for Marine Le Pen Swastika Image at Paris Concert

Madonna Getting Sued for Marine Le Pen Swastika Image at Paris Concert
By July 17, 2012

The Material Girl projected a swastika on the face of French Front National leader Marine Le Pen, again Read More

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How Much Would You Pay Woody Allen to Film a Movie in Israel?

How Much Would You Pay Woody Allen to Film a Movie in Israel?
By July 9, 2012

Seriously though, cough it up—it costs $18 million Read More

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Before Leaving for Israel, One Last Stop at the Electronics Store

Before Leaving for Israel, One Last Stop at the Electronics Store
By June 18, 2012

The familiar pre-trip rituals that symbolized the arrival of summer for one young girl Read More

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Why I Didn’t Go to this Year’s Israel Day Parade

Why I Didn’t Go to this Year’s Israel Day Parade
By June 7, 2012

A parade attendee (and performer) for eight consecutive years wonders why anyone bothers to show up to the annual exhibition of dancing schoolchildren Read More

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Daily Jewce: Madonna’s Le Pen Swastika, Meyers’ Galliano Joke, and more

Daily Jewce: Madonna’s Le Pen Swastika, Meyers’ Galliano Joke, and more
By June 5, 2012

In the news today: Drew Barrymore weds Will Kopelman, Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Jose Saramago adaptation, Laurel Snyder’s new children’s book, and more Read More

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Why I Don’t Want the Israeli Government to Consider Me a Rabbi

Why I Don’t Want the Israeli Government to Consider Me a Rabbi
By June 4, 2012

A rabbinical student suggests that instead of judging his religiosity, Israel’s government should focus on infrastructure, education, and social services Read More

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