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Free Will Today

The New York Times last week had an interesting article on free will and the current scientific debate about whether ...

Making It

In my latest column for the Jerusalem Post, I re-examine Norman Podhoretz’s Making It, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary ...

Gershon Shaked z”l

I don’t mean to start the post-holiday period with death notices, but the great Israeli literary critic Gershon Shaked died ...

There is No More Fiction

I emailed Alice Mattison (author of the wonderful story collection In Case We’re Separated) and asked her to share some ...

Tillie Olsen z”l

A couple of weeks ago, I hosted an event at the 92nd Street Y with the writer Alice Mattison. When ...

Yeshiva Education & Intermarriage

At some point I got signed up for a “Daily Halacha” email by a Rabbi Eli Mansour. Usually, I’m most ...

Stories of the Year

MyJewishLearning’s editors have selected the four most important Jewish stories of 2006 — and another three stories that may or ...

Spiritual Technologies

Ira Rifkin has an interesting article in this week’s Jewish Week about the Tiferet Institute’s recent conference on Kabbalah for ...

Fly Frum

The Israeli airline Israir is trying to capitalize on the Ultra-Orthodox community’s disappointment with El Al. JTA reports: Israir announced ...

Literary Feuds

On the Daily Shvitz yesterday, Elisa Albert referred to an amazing article from the New York Times last month about ...

If Tony Blair is an Octopus

I only just stumbled upon Terry Eagleton’s review of Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion in the London Review of Books ...

Rabbi Nevins Reflects

This week on MyJewishLearning, Rabbi Daniel Nevins reflects on his role in the Conservative movement’s recent debate on homosexuality and ...

On the Tenth Day of Hanukkah…

What happens when Christmas and Hanukkah don’t coincide? Simple. Extend Hanukkah! It seems many of us have adopted the model ...

Trouble with Comments

It’s come to our attention that some of you have had trouble logging into Mixed Multitudes in order to post ...

The Rushkoff-Beery Debate

The Ethics of Our Fathers famously defines an “argument for the sake of heaven” and an “argument not for the ...