Jason Miller

8 Best Hanukkah Videos of 2014

From Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake it Off’ to ‘All About That Bass,’ it has been a good year for Hanukkah parody videos. We’ve got a round up of the 8 best, plus a bonus for good luck.

Rescind the Ban on Attending Interfaith Weddings

When I decided to become a rabbi in 1996, I visited the Jewish Theological Seminary, my future rabbinical school. Along with sitting in on some classes, I stayed in the apartment of four first-year rabbinical students. I still recall a discussion we had at the Shabbat dinner table. One of the rabbinical students raised the question of what would happen if one of their siblings became engaged to a non-Jew — could they even attend the wedding?