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Cooking with the Anarchist Kosher Cookbook

By On May 22, 2018

Maxwell Bauman's irreverent humor caters to Jews who appreciate irreverent weirdness.… Read More

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Why the Rebbe Stayed in America

By On May 17, 2018

The Rebbe foresaw the danger of a US/Israel schism.… Read More

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I Just Became A Real Israeli

By On May 16, 2018

It's not all Eurovision and hummus, but it's a lot of Eurovision and hummus. … Read More

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Because There Are No Phones In Heaven

By On May 15, 2018

Talking to my grandmother is akin to talking to G-d, a one-sided conversation grounded in my faith that they are both listening, even though they cannot answer. … Read More

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Why I Cry When I’m In New York City

By On May 15, 2018

A letter to the city of my heart.… Read More

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We Must Stop Expecting Jewish Artists To Be Tzadikim

By On May 10, 2018

When we expect Jewish artists to be tzadikim, we stop religious art from flourishing.… Read More

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How Teaching Elevates The Teacher

By On May 9, 2018

Reflections from a teacher's first year in the pedagogical trenches. … Read More

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Perhaps the Earth is Flat

By On May 3, 2018

Why you should care about the shape of the planet.… Read More

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Our Deafening Silence

By On May 3, 2018

You only talk when it's useless. Words are nothing to you. Hashem created the synapses of your mind to be formulated for kedusha and you prefer the babblings of a madman in an… Read More

A lone person walking toward a rock arch in the desert
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I’m Glad I Wasn’t Born A Jew

By On May 2, 2018

It gives me a different perspective.… Read More

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