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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 ...

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 ...