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Jews Watching TV: I’m Okay With 30 Rock Instead Of Community

Jews Watching TV: I’m Okay With 30 Rock Instead Of Community
By January 13, 2012

Lost in the bubbling hubbub surrounding Community’s hiatus was the casualness of 30 Rock’s 8:00pm placement. Read More

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A Klutz’ Guide To Cooking: Post-Shabbat Empanadas

A Klutz’ Guide To Cooking: Post-Shabbat Empanadas
By January 12, 2012

Get some vegan chorizo, some onions peppers, maybe some Old Bay, and make yourself some empanadas. Read More

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Reviewed: Jeff Oliver’s “Failure To Thrive”

Reviewed: Jeff Oliver’s “Failure To Thrive”
By January 11, 2012

Jeff Oliver in his debut novel, Failure to Thrive, throws a hail-mary pass that lands, beautifully, in the arms of the readers. Read More

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Black, Gay, And Jewish: How Do You Jew?

Black, Gay, And Jewish: How Do You Jew?
By January 10, 2012

When I was converting everyone wanted to know why I wanted to be Jewish. I knew why I wanted to be Jewish, but I found that articulating it to others in a way that is universally understandable was difficult. Read More

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Why Downton Abbey Is The Least Jewish Show On Television

Why Downton Abbey Is The Least Jewish Show On Television
By January 9, 2012

We knew there was a reason there were no Jews at Downton! Read More

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“The Moment” At An Orthodox Funeral

“The Moment” At An Orthodox Funeral
By January 9, 2012

An excerpt from the latest book from the folks who brought you the Six-Word Memoir series. Read More

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Shtickball: The Dave Zirin Lovefest

Shtickball: The Dave Zirin Lovefest
By January 6, 2012

Hell hath no fury like a Zirin with a cocktail in his hand. Read More

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Black, Gay, And Jewish: Thoughts On Shit White Girls Say…To Black Girls

Black, Gay, And Jewish: Thoughts On Shit White Girls Say…To Black Girls
By January 6, 2012

So you’re in a safe space with a “safe black person” and all of a sudden things you’d never say to a person on the street or on the subway just fly out of the mouth without bounds… Read More

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