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Tamar Fox

Tamar Fox
Tamar Fox is a writer and editor living in Philadelphia. Her children's book, No Baths at Camp, was published in 2013 by Kar-Ben, and her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, the Jerusalem Post, Tablet Magazine, MyJewishLearning.com, and many other publications.

Seinfeld Emoji Help You Write Texts About Nothing

July 22, 2014
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Seinfeld Emoji Help You Write Texts About Nothing

Seinfeld was the most popular show on television in the late 1990s, and it was also arguably the most Jewish show on the air at the time. Though Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer rarely discussed Judaism outright (excusing the famous “Anti-Dentite” episode) they lived in a world (the Upper West Side) heavily marinated in…

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Torah On The Moon

July 21, 2014
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Torah On The Moon

Christian Bibles are available in hotel rooms, or by missionaries going door to door. But if you…

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Sex(less) in the Holy City

July 17, 2014
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Sex(less) in the Holy City

The joys and oys of dating in New York City have been well-documented on television,…

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Up Close and Personal With a Traveling Moyl

July 15, 2014
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Up Close and Personal with a Traveling Moyl

Not every ritual circumciser, or moyl in Yiddish, starts out…

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Catch Elijah This Weekend—He Won’t be Back for 21 Years

July 11, 2014
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Catch Elijah This Weekend—He Won't be Back for 21 Years

This weekend most congregations outside of Israel will…

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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

July 9, 2014
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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

Julie Greenberg was a single lesbian in Reconstructionist rabbinical school in…

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The Holocaust Play Too Scandalous for the American Stage

July 7, 2014
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The Holocaust Play Too Scandalous for the American Stage

When you think of secret diaries from World…

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The Most Innovative Judaica We’ve Ever Seen

July 1, 2014
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The Most Innovative Judaica We've Ever Seen

A tie made out of an old tallit.…

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What’s In God’s Tefillin?

June 25, 2014
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What’s In God’s Tefillin?

Tefillin, or phylacteries, are the black leather straps…

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Why the Rabbis Said We Should Censor the Bible

June 20, 2014
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Why the Rabbis Said We Should Censor the Bible

According to Jewish law, embarrassing someone is akin…

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When Dr. Mengele Moved to Argentina

April 28, 2014
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the-german-doctor

When Adolf Eichmann was captured by the Mossad in Argentina,…

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A Love for Flavor, Straight from the IDF

April 24, 2014
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spices

During his stint in the Israeli Defense Forces  Lior Lev…

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