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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 ...

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 ...