April 2011

In Which British Royalty Reminds Me Of High School

I went to an Orthodox Jewish high school with a strict dress code. Long skirts, high necked shirts, sleeves to ...

Best of the Week

Here’s the thing. If God was able to split the sea and allow the Israelites to pass through it, why ...

Never Ever?

Jewish ladies, we have to talk. Apparently on OkCupid, more than 20% of you are claiming that you’ve never masturbated. ...

Banning Circumcision

This looks like it might get ugly. An anti-circumcision group in San Francisco has collected and submitted 12,000 signatures (about ...

Civilized Discourse

Do the Zionist left and Zionist right really have to keep demonizing each other? (Forward)Says Rabbi Reuven Hammer “I am ...

Wise Fridays: Playing Favorites

“A man should never single out one of his children for favored treatment, for because of two extra coins’ worth ...

Hannah Arendt and the Eichmann Trial

On Monday, Deborah Lipstadt wrote about eerie anniversaries. She is the author of the new book The Eichmann Trial.I have ...

William and Kate’s Wedding: Mazel Tov!

Prince William and Kate Middleton are getting married. And you know, news of a wedding will always rock the Jewish ...

Has Twitter Made Passover Impossible?

Last night, right as Passover came to an end, I ran over to the computer in my parents’ house and ...

April 11th: An Eerie Confluence of Dates

Deborah Lipstadt’s most recent book, The Eichmann Trial, is now available. She will be blogging all week for the Jewish Book Council ...