Benjamin Resnick

Look Back in Anguish: Emilia Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen on HBO?s ?Game of Thrones.?

Should Jews Be Watching Game of Thrones?

HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ is the most-watched show on cable. But its extreme violence and misogyny leads a rabbinic student to wonder: Should Jews really be watching this?

Hanukkah Bush: Is it an abomination or part of the tradition?

Learning To Love Chrismukkah

Why shouldn’t we sing both ‘Maoz Tzur’ and ‘Jingle Bells Rock’? Benjamin Resnick makes the case for Hanukkah as a holiday with a history of cultural mixing.

Can One Be an American Zionist Rabbi?

The relationship between liberal American Jewish thought and Zionism is complicated, but it’s not irreconcilable, rabbinical student Benjamin Resnick writes.