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Herzl’s Christmas Tree

Christmas is approaching, which means it’s time to make jokes about Chinese food, going to the movies, and how guilty ...

Conference and post-conference wrap-up

So, the Association for Jewish Studies conference wrapped up yesterday, and I’ve been ensconced in a post-conference conference until now. ...

Jewcy Pics

Gawker has posted photos of last night’s Jewcy launch party with its usual snarky commentary to go with: We were ...

A Hanukkah Reminder

This is a reminder to all MyJewishLearning.com visitors that this weekend will mark the end of our promotion with Craig ...

Joel Roth’s Closet

So I was looking through our blog stats (how many people are visiting, where they’re coming from, etc) and I ...

Move over Osteen…

UPDATE: I thought it was funny enough that Yeshiva University President Richard Joel was nominated for MSNBC’s Boomer Hall of ...

Two Joels

Yeah, they share a name, but televangelist Joel Osteen and Yeshiva University president Richard Joel have something else in common: ...

Rushkoff Responds

In discussing the “Next Big Jewish Idea” question, I cited Douglas Rushkoff’s writing on business innovation and noted his book ...

The Ridiculous, the Sublime, the Brilliant

I’m at dinner (at a mexican restaurant). I can’t reflect on any of the day’s events as I spent all ...

Fun with Panels

Panels are where the business of the AJS conference happens. At worst, they’re dry presentations of old research. At best ...

Debating God

Over at Jewcy.com, Douglas Rushkoff, the subject of some recent posts here, and our friend Rabbi Andy Bachman are duking ...

The Ideas Debate Continues

Steven I Weiss over at Canonist has posted his two cents on Gary Rosenblatt and the “Next Big Jewish Idea” ...

Why I Love Conferences (or, the end of day one)

I’ve been in panels all day — four, including my own. And one lunchtime meeting that was really interesting (it ...

Boston Study

In this week’s Forward, Bethamie Horowitz looks at the recent Boston Community Study that showed that 60% of children in ...

Association for Jewish Studies: Conference 101

The AJS Conference 101 — a primer:Not many people come to these conferences, so I thought, before I got into ...