Saturday, November 17, 2018

Misc

Growth & Expansion

15:21 26 January in Culture, History, Latest, Misc
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By Caroline Kessler As Tu B'Shivat quickly approaches, Prime Minister Netanyahu announced that some settlements will remain a part of Israel. Naturally, the New York Times is covering it here. Isabel Kerschner gives the often needed backstory of which regions Israel is continuing to settle, where...

Weekend roundup

12:52 07 December in Culture, Latest, Misc, Politics
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By Sarah Breger What you missed this weekend while playing in the snow: Chelsea Clinton agreed to wed a Jew. We rejoiced. We investigated the mishpacha. We asked the all-important conversion question. Berated ourselves for doing so. And then analyzed our emotions. [Daily Beast, NYMag, Forward, 16thStreetJ,...

This Week's Links

17:19 10 July in Latest, Misc
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By Michelle Albert A new game show puts a rabbi, a priest, a Muslim imam and a Buddhist monk in a room with 10 atheists. Let the proselytizing begin! [Reuters] Forget about Reform, Conservative or Orthodox. Jewcy has denominations for today's Jews. [Jewcy] Gershom Goreberg discusses his article...

Jailhouse Hora

15:16 25 June in Latest, Misc
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By Michelle Albert These days, to have a truly memorable bar mitzvah, it has to be somewhere special. Like jail. According to the New York Times, New York City's Department of Investigation is pursuing an inquiry into how an inmate held in a jail in Lower Manhattan...