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Matthue Roth

Matthue Roth
Matthue Roth created Jewniverse. He also co-created G-dcast, the animated Torah film series. His most recent book is My First Kafka, a picture book for children. He's also the author of the memoir Yom Kippur a Go-Go and three novels. He lives in Brooklyn with his family, and he keeps a secret diary at www.matthue.com.

The Talmud of Star Trek

May 26, 2014
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The Talmud says that killing a single person is like destroying the entire world. In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “The Inner Light” (1992), writer Morgan Gendel took the concept literally. Inspired by the Talmudic concept, he crafted an episode in which a thousand-year-old alien artifact stores the memories of an…

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The Saga of the Wandering Jew

March 20, 2014
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Have you watered your Wandering Jew? The popular spiderwort, as you may know, is a…

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Comic-Book Heroes Storm Jerusalem

February 20, 2014
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The paper-cut artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik—whose website, tellingly, is NiceJewishArtist.com—appropriates old comic books into some seriously Jewish art. In…

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When Sholem Aleichem Met Mark Twain

January 10, 2014
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The Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem (1859-1916) was an author and…

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Gary Shteyngart Writes a Memoir

January 7, 2014
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The first half of Gary Shteyngart‘s new memoir, Little Failure,…

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Dating in Brooklyn While Russian

December 20, 2013
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Today, Marina Rubin is a mainstay of the lower Manhattan…

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Anti-Semitic Hatemail Never Looked This Good

December 3, 2013
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Hatemail is probably the most bizarre book to ever…

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Looking Back On a Crazy Childhood On The Road

November 22, 2013
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Today, Joshua Safran (not to be confused with Joshua…

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A 1980s Gay Boy and his Jewish Bubbes

November 12, 2013
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In Alvin Orloff’s novel Gutterboys—written in 2004, but set…

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“The Lottery” & The Jews

October 21, 2013
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“The Lottery” might be the most famous American short…

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Falafel Philosophy

October 15, 2013
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The Israeli writer Assaf Gavron straddles the deathly…

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Rav Yehuda Gets His Groove On

October 14, 2013
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“Said Rav Yehuda: Even silence has its rules,” announces…

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