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12:01 31 July in Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert The Fatah-affiliated Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades have threatened Sacha Baron Cohen's life because of their inclusion in his latest film farce, Bruno. Fashionistas of the world, unite: Save Sacha! [Jewlicious] Persian Jews live the high life in Los Angeles. [W] According to cartoonist Rich Tenorio, the...

Buy for Israel

15:22 22 June in Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert A message currently circulating the Web urges Jews to buy Trader Joe's products in response to the call by Boycott Divestment Campaign, an organization of anti-Israel groups, to boycott Trader Joe's grocery stores because they sell Israeli goods. The Boycott Divestment Campaign is dedicated...

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...