The Jews Are (Not) White

There’s a point in academic research where one becomes somewhat monomaniacal. I wouldn’t know what that word means unless it had been on an...

On (Re-)Building the Proud Diaspora Jew

Growing up in my sheltered, American, religious Zionist, Orthodox bubble, I was told that there were two options for me, especially in light of the...

The Real Scandal of Open Hillel

In the fall of 2011, Yeshiva University demanded that The Beacon, a student-run publication, remove a ‘scandalous’ story about premarital sex...

Rabbi Hillel, the Tube, and Reading the Comments – A Jew in the Motherland

I usually read, but do not respond to, the comment threads on my articles for this publication and others. Why, then, do I read them, despite my...

Egalitarian Men: It’s Time to Move Beyond Comfort

  I read with enthusiasm and appreciation my good friend Amram Altzman’s recent piece on Jewish masculinity and egalitarianism. So much of...

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