The Jewish Body

-Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli has been named “Body of 2008” by British men’s magazine Arena. (Haaretz)

-A leisurely look at “Jewish penchant for beards as a cultural marker,â€? starting with how they contrasted with “the false blessing of eternal youthfulness” of biblical Egypt. (Commentary)

-William Kolbrener brings his knowledge of Jewish sources to make the most of raising a Down’s syndrome child, and learns how to reject categories. (Jewish Journal)

-A look at the spread of tora dojo, the unique martial art form known in the United States as the “Jewish karate.” (Haaretz)

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