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MaNishtana

Essay

Not Me Too. Also Me.

By On October 24, 2017

Last week was about women sharing their #metoo stories. So, I waited until now to tell mine...… Read More

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Sneak Peek: Ariel Samson, Freelance Rabbi

By On September 12, 2017

Welcome to a new chapter in Jewish American literature.… Read More

Essay

We Are The %

By On August 15, 2017

We're on the right side of history. Let's just ride it out.… Read More

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1:08

By On July 25, 2017

MaNishtana returns in all his uncomfortable glory. Like an awkward phoenix rising from the ashes of a cremation urn someone knocked over at a family function.… Read More

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What Is Unconventional Orthodox Judaism?

By On January 6, 2016

Can "Orthodox Judaism" ever be "unconventional"?… Read More

Essay

Be More Than Light

By On December 10, 2015

We're supposed to light up the darkness during Chanukah. But what does that even mean, really?… Read More

Poem

Mashiach Now?

By On November 11, 2015

A poem inspired by the poem "Moshiach's Hat". And the RCA. And everyone. But mostly you.… Read More

Essay

The World Is Terrible. Everything Is Terrible. And That’s OK.

By On October 14, 2015

The world sucks. Always and forever.… Read More

Essay

I’m Writing a Hagadah, And I’m Always In Over My Head

By On February 5, 2015

Or, how I learned to get out of my own head.… Read More

Story

The (Space)Time Of Your Life

By On December 25, 2014

Omnipotence has no limits.… Read More

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