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ET Looks Delicious, but Is He Kosher?

ET Looks Delicious, but Is He Kosher?
By April 24, 2008

Ann VanderMeer, wife of bleeding-edge fantasy writer Jeff VanderMeer, says ET is treyf. When she's not busy working as the Fiction Editor of Weird Tales magazine, VanderMeer — an observant Jew — finds time to tutor Bar and Bat Mitzvah … Read More

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How To: Prepare For Passover 2009

How To: Prepare For Passover 2009
By April 24, 2008

It might seem a little premature to start planning for next Passover when we’re still in the throes of the great matzo shortage of 2008, but if anything, this should be a lesson to plan for the future. Instead of … Read More

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Q&A with Adventure Rabbi Jamie Korngold, Author of God in the Wilderness

Q&A with Adventure Rabbi Jamie Korngold, Author of God in the Wilderness
By April 23, 2008

As we've told you before, Adventure Rabbi Jamie Korngold is earthy. So earthy, in fact, that she leads her services outside. Sometimes she's on skis, sometimes she's on a bike, but she's always on a quest to introduce more Jews … Read More

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Book Excerpt: Chapter 1 of God in the Wilderness by the Adventure Rabbi

Book Excerpt: Chapter 1 of God in the Wilderness by the Adventure Rabbi
By April 23, 2008

Cultivate the Patience to See Burning Bushes "Moses said, "I must turn aside to look at this marvelous sight; why doesn`t the bush burn up? When the Lord saw that he had turned aside to look, God called to him … Read More

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Pets Can Keep Kosher Too!

Pets Can Keep Kosher Too!
By April 22, 2008

Just in time for Passover, lots of religious pet news! This week we learned that Pope Benedict XVI's loves cats — he even has an authorized biography written by a furry friend named Chico who was his neighbor in Germany. … Read More

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What Polar Bears Can Teach Us About the Environment (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)

What Polar Bears Can Teach Us About the Environment (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)
By April 22, 2008

The threat of man-made climate change looms larger than any other problem facing the planet, so it's no wonder that the discussion about global warming has turned into a kind of choreographed screaming that drowns out the facts. Science unequivocally … Read More

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10 Easy Things You Can Do to Help the Environment

10 Easy Things You Can Do to Help the Environment
By April 22, 2008

During a time when global environmental catastrophes loom large, clear, and real, it's natural to question the impact of our individual actions. Considering that China is opening a new coal-based power plant every week, does my switching to an energy … Read More

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Earth Day Is a Jewish Holiday

Earth Day Is a Jewish Holiday
By April 22, 2008

Happy Earth Day! We asked a range of environmentalists and Jewish thinkers for their greenest thoughts. Here's what they told us: Good news from Israel: Arabs and Jews working together to harness solar power for the benefit of sick Bedouin … Read More

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