Allison Kaplan Sommer


Avoid Bad Rabbi? There's an App for That

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Get Out of Our Beds, Shmuley Boteach!

By Allison Kaplan Sommer

Get Out of Our Beds, Shmuley Boteach!
(Haaretz) — As everyone in show biz knows, if you want attention, you’ve got to have a gimmick, and more than a decade ago, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach came up with a great one.Read More


Shameful in Beit Shemesh

By Allison Kaplan Sommer

Shameful in Beit Shemesh
(Haaretz) — It was as frightening as any terrorist attack, recounted the young woman assaulted in broad daylight at a bus stop in Beit Shemesh last week.Read More


Sara Netanyahu, Israel's Marie Antoinette

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What the Heck Is a 'Quenelle'?

By Allison Kaplan Sommer

What the Heck Is a 'Quenelle'?
Most of us had never heard of the ‘quenelle’ until this week. Now, it’s a notorious anti-Semitic gesture — and one of the most searched-for terms on Google.Read More






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