A Blog That Mixes the Perfect Drink for Every Torah Portion

May 31, 2016
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A Blog That Mixes the Perfect Drink for Every Torah Portion

Have you ever been reading the weekly Torah portion and thought to yourself, “I could really use a drink”? If you know that feeling, we have just the blog for you: Tippling Through the Torah, a mixology blog inspired by the Torah. Amateur bartender and Kiddush Club devotee at Congregation…

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The Opera About Our Favorite Supreme Court Jewess Is All Too Relevant

May 30, 2016
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Not all operas end with death or marriage. Some, like Derrick Wang’s Scalia/Ginsburg, about the…

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Vegan Shrimp Is The Next Kosher Food Craze

May 27, 2016
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This Just In: Kosher Vegan Shrimp!

New Wave Foods is a California company that’s dedicated to sustainable seafood. They create substitutes…

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The 1990s’ Baby-Sitters Club Books for Orthodox Girls

May 26, 2016
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The 1990s' Baby-Sitters Club Books for Orthodox Girls

In the 1980s and 1990s, The Baby-Sitters Club…

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Sexual Abuse, Incest, and Imagination in This Dark Israeli Film

May 25, 2016
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“Our imaginations can sometimes change our reality,” writes…

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Meet the Two Jewish Criminals Who Were Australia’s First Dentists

May 24, 2016
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Australia's First Two Dentists Were Two Jewish Criminals

Between the 18th and 19th centuries, the British…

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The Jewish Chicken Farmers of New Jersey

May 23, 2016
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The Jewish Chicken Farmers of New Jersey

Think “New Jersey Jews.” What do you see?…

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The Israelis Behind Coldplay’s Stunning New Video

May 20, 2016
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The video for Coldplay’s “Up&Up” has already garnered…

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There Could Have Been a Jewish President Named Yetta

May 19, 2016
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There Could Have Been a Jewish President Named Yetta

Hillary Clinton has done her fair share of…

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The Yiddish Theater Star Who Disappeared Into an Anti-Stalinist Superhero

May 18, 2016
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Paul Goldberg’s provocatively-titled novel The Yid (Picador) starts…

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This 1936 Illustrated German Children’s Book Makes Anti-Semitism Look So Cute

May 17, 2016
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How did Adolf Hitler’s anti-Semitic ideas transform from…

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A Mother-Daughter Lower East Side Yiddish Pregnancy Tale

May 16, 2016
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A Mother-Daughter Lower East Side Yiddish Pregnancy Tale

Throughout Jennifer S. Brown’s debut novel Modern Girls,…

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