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Native Americans & Jews

It’s Thanksgiving reading time. And for us at MJL, that’s got to start with David Koffman’s fascinating article about the ...

Karaites at the GA

Our homepage this week features an article about the Karaites, a sect of Judaism that rejected the authority of the ...

Jewcy: The Early Reviews

Jewish bloggers have written their first reviews of the recently launched Jewcy.com and they’re not being generous.– Ariel over at ...

Happy Birthday, Don

Today is author Don DeLillo’s 70th birthday. Sure, he’s not Jewish and — as far as I can remember — ...

Leo Baeck on God, Halakha

In anticipation of Leo Baeck’s 50th yahrzeit on Sunday, I’d like to highlight a few other aspects of his thought. ...

Borat’s a Muslim!

The Letters section has always been my favorite part of Jewish newspapers, and the Jewish Week isn’t letting me down. ...

Jewcy is Born

There’s a new kid on the Jewish media block. This week, while the older generation was in LA listening to ...

God at the GA

I heard God mentioned approximately 26 times at the GA and all 26 came during the same speech: Rabbi Naomi ...

Bibi’s Coke

On Monday, at the United Jewish Communities General Assembly, after Benjamin Netanyahu finished his Iran fright-fest, veteran Canadian politician Irwin ...

Dogma & Intolerance

This week, MyJewishLearning looks back on the life and thought of Leo Baeck, a theologian whose name graces many institutions ...

Bibi Speaks: Are You Scared Yet?

Former Israeli Primer Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the featured speaker at this afternoon’s UJC General Assembly plenary, and judging by ...

From the GA

I’m here at the United Jewish Communities General Assembly in Los Angeles, the annual meeting of Jewish professionals and Federation ...

The Forward 50

Obsessive list-making is a hallmark of contemporary pop culture. No institution has contributed to this more than VH1, which has ...

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 its ...