Best Of The Week

Friday afternoon. The sweetest part of Friday. Even better than Friday morning. Almost as good as Friday night. What a time it is.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We’ve put together a great page where you can learn about Jewish organizations and news stories concerning the disease.

We’ve officially jumped onto the Hollywood bandwagon. In one week, we’ve reviewed “A Serious Man” and wrote a piece on the life of Maurice Sendak, in preparation for “Where The Wild Thing Are.” And when I say “we,” I really mean Matthue.

Finally, if you ever thought of making aliyah to Israel (it must have slipped my mind), here is a valuable article on the history of Israel’s Law of Return. As you can imagine, some people think it’s controversial.

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A.D. Gordon: The Religion of Labor

A Zionist thinker who advocated a return to nature.

Jewish Vacations: The Catskills

A mid-20th-century haven for Jews trying to get away from it all.

Jewish Life in Palestine at the Beginning of the Christian Era

What daily life was like from the first through fifth centuries.