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Larry David

Theater Review // Fish In The Dark

10:59 07 May in Latest
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by Daniel Ross Goodman “Humility is not thinking less of yourself,” said C.S. Lewis, “but thinking of yourself less.” But perhaps C.S. Lewis should’ve added that humility is also recognizing your limitations – a skill sorely lacking in many athletes and entertainers. Michael Jordan, the greatest...

New Harbin Synagogue

Next Year in Beijing?

10:34 08 April in Latest
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by Sophie Lavine [caption id="attachment_20356" align="alignleft" width="300"] Synagogue in Harbin, China[/caption] In the spring of 2013, our family of four broke from our usual Passover routine and spent the holiday in Beijing, China--not the most obvious place to have a seder, but due to my father’s business...

Indiana State House

Religious Liberties and Gay Rights in Indiana

11:44 03 April in Latest
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by Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil [caption id="attachment_20334" align="alignleft" width="300"] Indiana State House, courtesy of Shutterstock[/caption] Following a weeklong outcry over Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act—which was criticized for curtailing gay rights—state Republicans have now announced that they would amend the controversial religious liberty law to ensure that businesses...

Passover meal

Our Bread of Affliction

15:40 02 April in Latest
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by Liat Deener-Chodirker Every year at the Passover seder, Jews across the world celebrate our liberation from slavery, enjoying meals of abundance while eating matzah, the bread of affliction. In America in 2015, many Jews live very comfortable lives, and this holiday is a time to...