Posts Tagged ‘ books ’

Data: A Love Story

March 6, 2013
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Amy Webb, in-demand internet consultant and math whiz had experienced one too many disastrous JDates. After one particularly awful one—on which the guy started taking phone calls from his wife—Webb went home, settled down with a bottle of wine, and began creating order out of online dating chaos. First she created a…

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Brooklyn Love

February 14, 2013
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Ah, the guilty pleasure of the romance novel: bodice-ripping, smoldering glances, passionate sex . .…

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Jews and Words

January 8, 2013
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In his book The Sabbath, Abraham Joshua Heschel famously posits that Jews should build sanctuaries in time, so to…

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Mudhouse Sabbath

December 11, 2012
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Lauren Winner grew up in an interfaith family. As…

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Fagin the Jew

November 20, 2012
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The antihero of Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist is the ”villainous-looking and…

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Up the Down Staircase

October 25, 2012
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In 1923, a 12-year-old Russian girl named Belle…

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In Grandpa’s House

August 15, 2012
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Maurice Sendak illustrated over a hundred books, both his…

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Having an Affair with your Synagogue

August 8, 2012
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In the new novel The Invitation, by Anne Cherian, a…

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The Jewish Mail Order Bride

August 2, 2012
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These days, mail-order brides mostly reside in your…

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Reasons for Cholent

July 20, 2012
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Mark Kurlansky’s book Edible Stories (2010) is an indulgence for…

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

June 28, 2012
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In the new novel Me and Earl and the…

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The Secrets of Arab Men

May 15, 2012
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Sayed Kashua has made a career out of…

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