Jay Michaelson


Reb Zalman’s December Song

By Jay Michaelson

Reb Zalman’s December Song
In “The December Project,” legendary “Kabbalah and LSD”-rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi talks about being old through the voice of Sara Davidson.Read More


When Jesus Died at Auschwitz

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4 Lessons for Jews From the Overland Park Rampage

By Jay Michaelson

4 Lessons for Jews From the Overland Park Rampage
The rampage in Overland Park is a wake-up call for Jews, Jay Michaelson writes. The same dark minds that hate blacks and immigrants also despise us — and will eventually turn to violence.Read More


Lars Von Trier's 'Nymph()maniac' Is Uncomfortable But Thought-Provoking

By Jay Michaelson

Lars Von Trier's 'Nymph()maniac' Is Uncomfortable But Thought-Provoking
Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymph()maniac’ is truly painful to watch. But Jay Michaelson says a film that makes one think this much is worth watching.Read More


Why Abbas Was Right to Blink

By Jay Michaelson

Why Abbas Was Right to Blink
The peace process has all but fallen apart and blame is centering on Mahmoud Abbas. But, Jay Michaelson asks, could anything more have come from talking?Read More






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