Posts Tagged ‘ shabbat ’

“I UNPLUG TO . . . cuddle”

February 19, 2013
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Being connected 24/7 is practically a requirement for the 21st-century American worker. Some—like Officer Jeffrey Allen who’s making news for suing the Chicago Police Department for requiring him to check his BlackBerry off the clock—are not happy about it. The National Day of Unplugging hears Allen’s complaint. (And God, one could argue, anticipated it.) Based…

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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 book-nerds and foodies: It’s a collection of 16…

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Do Jews Meditate?

February 15, 2012
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How did the prophets of the Bible receive their prophecy? Aryeh Kaplan, who was a rabbi, author, and physicist, responds…

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A Brief History of Gefilte Fish

February 10, 2012
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The #1 reason gefilte fish is served at Shabbat dinner tables these…

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Shabbat Without a Sun

November 3, 2011
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The film 30 Days of Night tackled the perplexing question:…

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“Faking” Jewish

May 19, 2011
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While still a high school student, Ariel Schrag became famous…

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