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I Beg to Differ with Heeb

Daniel’s off today, so I’m filling in for him. It’s a Friday, so I figured I’d share something of a ...

Rachel Corrie, Part II

I said I would share my thoughts on My Name is Rachel Corrie, so here goes… Though the play and ...

Creepy “Jews” Headline

I know I just picked on the JTA last week for its coverage of the “Most Hated Israelis” study, but ...

Go Shmuley!

I never thought I’d say this, but: “Shmuley Boteach rocks!” Or at least his latest piece for the Jerusalem Post ...

Rachel Corrie

On Sunday I went to see My Name is Rachel Corrie, the controversial play that was first staged in London ...

If Borat Was Iranian

Just weeks before the release of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat, Twentieth Century Fox downgraded the scope of the film’s release ...

The Haredi Tom Clancy

In my latest column for the Jerusalem Post, I analyze the phenomenon of Ultra-Orthodox novels, particularly the work of Yair ...

Protests in Jerusalem

More from YNet on the Haredi protests against the gay pride parade set for November 10 in Jerusalem. Protesters have ...

David Duke & Intermarriage

The Forward is reporting that David Duke gave another antisemitic speech at his favorite Ukrainian university last week. “The Jewish ...

More Hatred

JTA has followed in the footsteps of the Jerusalem Post misrepresenting the (strange) Gesher study I wrote about yesterday. The ...

Jewface & Borat

Yesterday, my friend Rabbi Eliyahu Stern over at Beliefnet contrasted the new Borat movie with another recent cultural production highlighted ...

Kosher Halloween

Growing up, my family never celebrated Halloween, so I have no emotional attachments to the day and few thoughts about ...

I Hate You More

Oy!!! From the Jerusalem Post: 37% of Israelis say that the haredim are the most hated group in Israel, according ...

Imminent Holy War

The fight over Jerusalem’s gay pride parade just intensified. Apparently, Jerusalem Police Chief Ilan Franko met with Ultra-Orthodox leader Yitzhak ...

Encyclopedia Judaica Redux

The Encyclopedia Judaica was published more than 30 years ago, but it remains one of the most comprehensive and reliable ...