Thursday, June 20, 2019

Author: Sala Levin

Election Edition

18:09 05 November in Latest

You may have heard that tomorrow is Election Day. In anticipation, here's a round-up of some of Moment's recent political coverage: Editor Nadine Epstein explains in The Hill why Jewish voters will largely choose Obama over Romney: "Despite quadrennial predictions that Jewish voters will abandon the Democratic...

Can Christmas Be Kosher?

18:18 19 October in Latest
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by Daniela Enriquez [caption id="attachment_8476" align="alignright" width="300"] Jewish Christmas? (Shutterstock)[/caption] Every year, Jews face the “December dilemma”—what to do on Christmas? Or, is it okay to do something? In his book A Kosher Christmas, Rabbi Joshua Eli Plaut tells about the evolution of Jewish Christmas traditions in the...

Is Rap Jewish?

21:08 16 October in Latest

  [caption id="attachment_8422" align="alignright" width="200"] Mr. Beyonce (Shutterstock)[/caption] There's an interesting conversation happening over on one of my favorite websites, the inimitable RapGenius. (Haven't heard of it? Don't worry, the New York Times is on it.) Basically, it's this: Why are rappers obsessed with Jews? Jay-Z and...