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Jewish Bachelorette Chooses Perfect Match

This shidduch will go down in reality-TV history.

07/29/2014
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Let the hora dancing begin.

Andi Dorfman chooses Jewish soul mate, Josh Murray. Credit: us.beamly.com
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In New Calendar, Naughty Jewish Boys Come Out

Who ever said Jewish boys can't be sexy? 2015 calendar with scantily clad (or completely unclad) Jewish men, now available.

07/24/2014
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Think Jewish. Think naughty. Think 2015.

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On stays fit by bench pressing bagels.
Yonah matzah? I think Yonah found the afikomen.
Jake stays cool, and stays Jewish. His proud Jewish star tells it all.
Ethan proudly wears his kippa and facial hair, while embracing his sexual identi

The “Ordinary Man” From The Tribe Of Dan: Inspired By Torah Portion Pinchas

Part One

Time:  About 2245 on the Jewish calendar (3500 years ago.)
Place:  Hebron, Israel

Poor Dan!

Eleven of Jacob’s twelve sons had two or more children.  Benjamin had ten!

The twelfth son, Dan, had one son, Chushim, who was deaf.  Like many parents today, Dan might have worried, “What will be the future of my disabled child?”
 
The phrase “special needs child” hadn’t been invented yet.  On his own, Chushim, trying to be ordinary, would communicate “What’s going on?” when he didn’t understand a situation.

Rabbi Michael Levy

Bachelorette Spoiler Alert: Is He Jewish?

Jewish bachelorette chooses Jewish soul mate.

07/08/2014
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Now that’s a shidduch.

Andi Dorfman chooses Jewish bachelor Josh Murray.
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Presbyterians Remove Controversial ‘Zionism Unsettled’ From Denomination’s Website

07/02/2014
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The Presbyterian Church (USA) has removed from its website a booklet that many Jewish groups have criticized as hostile to Israel and denigrating to Judaism.
“Zionism Unsettled,” published in January by the church-chartered Israel/Palestine Mission Network, is a history and commentary on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that paints Israel as the aggressor and describes Zionism as inherently racist and theologically flawed.

Zionism Unsettled cover page. Courtesy of israelpalestinemissionnetwork.og

Leave Religion Off Your Resume -- Unless You're Jewish

'Chosen people' takes on a new connotation.

06/17/2014
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Religiously affiliated on campus? Recent studies suggest that you should leave it off your resume if you want to get hired--unless you're Jewish, that is. 

The Theological Value of Privacy

06/28/2013
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In recent years, debates about the right to privacy have emerged stronger than ever. Especially in light of last week’s events, there are political issues to explore, but we all also have our own introspective work to do to grow in our own sense of modesty (tzniut).

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Authorities Eye Boston Bomb Suspect Link To Waltham Murder Of Jewish Friends

04/24/2013
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The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings are being investigated in connection with the savage killings of three men — two of whom were Jewish — in a Waltham, Mass., apartment in September 2011, according to the Boston Globe.

From Radical To Nebbish

Two new films at the Quad offer riffs on notions of Jewish masculinity.

04/10/2013
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Two new films opening this weekend at the Quad Cinema offer riffs on classic clichés of 20th-century Jewish-American masculinity: the radical firebrand and the nebbish. Unsurprisingly, it’s the rabble-rouser who merits our attention, but the nebbish is given a sufficiently unusual to be interesting too.

Alice Tablioni and Patrick Bruel in the French comedy “Paris-Manhattan.” Christine Tamalet

‘Young Turks’ Of Bridge Building

Cross-cultural program between Jewish and Turkish Muslim teens flourishes in south Brooklyn as Israel, Turkey eye calm.

04/10/2013
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Hayrunnisa Kalac, a teenager from northern New Jersey who attends high school in southern Brooklyn, stepped into a taxi outside of Port Authority Bus Terminal Sunday morning and told the driver her destination: the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Battery Park City.

Jewish and Turkish Muslim members of Young Peace Builders have bonded through joint religious and educational programs.
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