Posts Tagged ‘ rabbis ’

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 the eighties, and she was ready to start a family. Eventually, Rabbi Greenberg found a sperm donor, and got pregnant. She ended up having three children via sperm donors, and adopted two more, all while living in a small three-bedroom apartment, and working…

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The Prime Time Jewvangelist on a Website Near You

February 26, 2014
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The Prime Time Jewvangelist on a Website Near You

Rabbi Leah Levy has a problem: no one is showing up for services at her…

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Krusty the Clown’s Rabbinic Lineage

February 13, 2014
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Lrusty the Clown's Rabbinic Lineage

Just as the Colorado town in South Park has its resident schlemiels, the Springfield of The Simpsons has its very…

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The Yom Kippur Debut of the Girl Rabbi of the Golden West

September 12, 2013
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ray-frank

Yom Kippur 1890 was a typical day for Jewish repentance but…

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The “Yeah, Yeah” Philosopher

January 15, 2013
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morgenbesser

Few have better embodied the intersection between rabbinical thought…

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Open with a Joke

September 7, 2012
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open-joke

It’s a common rule of public speaking: Tell a…

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Ben Sorer U’Moreh

August 1, 2012
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rebel-son

Think kids today have trouble with authority? The Torah (Deuteronomy 21:18)…

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@DailyHillulah

July 31, 2012
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meron_hp

How many righteous people can you name? A…

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Who Shall I Fear

September 20, 2011
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From the beginning of the month of Elul until the…

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Bite-Size Heschel

August 24, 2011
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heschel-twitter

Sometimes it seems as though everyone’s on Twitter. Biker Lance…

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Rabbi Eleazar and the Prostitute

October 5, 2010
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Rabbi Eleazer and the prostitute

In Judaism, no matter how badly we behave,…

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