Saturday, November 17, 2018

Culture

A Real Girl

15:38 08 June in Culture, Latest
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By Michelle Albert Besides being unique in that she's Jewish, the newest American Girl Doll shares a name with a criminal wanted by the FBI. Rebecca Rubin is 18 inches tall, with light brown hair and hazel-green eyes. She is the daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants living...

"The Coming of the Intermarried Rabbi" Jeremy Gillick at NV

11:26 27 April in Culture, Latest, Moment Magazine, Religion
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler Moment's Rabbi Harold S. White Fellow Jeremy Gillick (left) has an interesting--and important--piece over at New Voices. It's called "The Coming of the Intermarried Rabbi" and is definitely worth checking out. One quick excerpt: If the [rabbinical schools' harsh intermarriage] policies affect only a small number...

Make Your Own Matzoh

15:19 07 April in Culture, Latest
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By Nonna Gorilovskaya My friend and cooking goddess Jenna Huntsberger never tasted matzoh before she decided to bake her own. (Note to self: I am a bad Jewish friend.) She documented her valiant efforts on her ModernDomestic blog: This recipe is from Rose Levy Beranbaum’s book,...

Inglourious Basterds Trailer is out; Tarantino Still Insane

13:16 02 March in Arts & Culture, Culture, Latest
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pel3GE97evA] Here's the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's newest bloody assortment of moving pictures. This one's called Inglourious Basterds and includes Brad Pitt and a whole bunch of dead Nazis. Oh, and it's a remake of a 1978 movie by the same name (but spelled...