Monthly Archives: August 2009

Step Aside Marvel Comics

These heroes don’t wear tights or capes. They hardly need leotards to reveal how super they really are. If you somehow haven’t yet heard, Rabbi Yonah Bookstein is a Jewish Community Hero. And by association–as well as kedushin, children and … Continue reading

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When Fashion Meets Frumkeit

What to Wear By Mayim Bialik Earlier this year, producers from the TLC make-over show What Not to Wear chose me to “fix.” It was eight months after I had given birth to my second son (my first was three … Continue reading

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Belonging Everywhere

Classically trained dancer Adam McKinney is an African American, Native American, Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jew. Reared in the Midwest, Adam did not often see Jews represented in books, newspapers, or films who looked like him. It was only during his … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Race and Gates

A Lesson for Jews in Gates’ Arrest? By Aliza Hausman Did you hear the one about the black Harvard professor who got arrested breaking into his own home? No, this is not a joke. It was the beginning of a … Continue reading

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