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Jews Watching TV: When TV’s Best New Comedy Is Also The Worst

Jews Watching TV: When TV’s Best New Comedy Is Also The Worst
By January 17, 2012

There are shows one watches because he or she likes them and there are shows they don’t because they don’t. Also, there are shows, usually of the reality persuasion, that a person might watch because they loathe it and hate-watching is one of our times’ great cultural revelations. Read More

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No Bar Mitzvah For You

No Bar Mitzvah For You
By January 17, 2012

Why my son isn’t studying for his bar mitzvah. Read More

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Welcome Back Cohen

Welcome Back Cohen
By January 17, 2012

Old Ideas, means a new Leonard Cohen album. Read More

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Shul Hopping: A Single Man In The Land Of The Married

Shul Hopping: A Single Man In The Land Of The Married
By January 13, 2012

It ain’t easy being a single Jew in among the married crowd. Read More

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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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