Monthly Archives: February 2011

Writing My Religion

February 28, 2011
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writing my rreligion

People who make the best CD mixes are really good at weaving disparate things together. The songs can be dissimilar, different genres, singers that sound nothing alike. On a good mix, however, the songs work together, creating a mood, telling a story. The best magazines are like that, too–and Mima’amakim, a…

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Laughing at Yourself

February 25, 2011
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laughing at yourself

Vanessa Davis’s autobiographical cartoons are embarrassing–painfully, self-consciously embarrassing--but, like a stand-up comedian, she spins her awkward, personal…

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Land of the Lost

February 24, 2011
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land of the lost

Djerba is an island off the coast of Tunisia. For the past 2,500 years, a…

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Choosing to Be Jewish

February 23, 2011
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choosing to be jewish

Derek’s parents are divorced. He lives with his…

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David Had a Rock Band

February 22, 2011
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david had a rock band

Here’s a songwriter whose lyrics haven’t been heard…

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God Save the President

February 21, 2011
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God Save the president

The townsfolk from Fiddler on the Roof  had a…

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Teenage Girls and Aliens

February 18, 2011
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teenage girls and aliens

The new novel Journal of a UFO Investigator is part…

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Born Again in the Movies

February 17, 2011
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born again in the movies

Shuli Rand is an Israeli actor with a talent…

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That’s (Spanish) Entertainment

February 16, 2011
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sabado-gigante

Throughout most of the Spanish-speaking world, every Saturday…

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A Challah for All Seasons

February 15, 2011
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challah-haye-sarah

Each week, Jews all over the world read a…

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An Israeli Film Fest in Your Home

February 14, 2011
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an israeli film fest

A Hasidic rabbinical student falls in love with…

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Eat Me

February 11, 2011
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eat me

In his own words, Kenny Shopsin is “a…

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