Dan Levin


Spitz: Gold Medal Pouter

By Dan Levin

Spitz: Gold Medal Pouter
Usually it’s Jewish mothers who boast and brag about their children’s accomplishments. A big ego on a nice Jewish boy, however, is rather unbecoming.Read More


Amid Beijing’s Boom, a Jewish Community Blooms

By Dan Levin

The Chabad House here sits at the end of a quiet street in an upscale gated community just inside this city’s Fourth Ring road and down the block from the Israeli Embassy. A caged duck and a stroller guard the entrance, as does a small army of young Chinese men who patrol the neighborhood of gaudy McMansions.Read More


Must See TV: 1 vs. 99 + Shmuley

By Dan Levin

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, host of the Learning Channel’s “Shalom in the Home” and author of “Kosher Sex,” recently added a few feathers to his multimedia hat.Read More


Day Schools Seek Solutions to Leadership Crisis

By Dan Levin

First, the good news: The number of students in Jewish day schools has risen 11% nationwide in the past five years, and 83 new schools have opened their doors in the same period. Now the bad news: There are not enough heads of school to lead these educational institutions.Read More


Merry Christmas, Now Die

By Dan Levin

Last year superstore chain Wal-Mart enraged religious conservatives by instructing employees to wish customers “Happy Holidays.” Well, ’tis the season to be jolly — Wal-Mart switched back to “Merry Christmas” and now Christian conservatives are happy.Read More



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