What an Ex-Hasid Can Teach You About Dating

For much of his life, Israel Irenstein lived in the strict Gur Hasidic community. Now, he teaches ex-ultra-Orthodox Jews how to navigate the tricky waters of the secular dating scene.


Pulpit Plus One: Being Part of the Team

‘Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Malya, the wife of an an assistant rabbi at a Reform congregation, on being caught eating pepperoni pizza at IKEA and becoming a partner in serving the congregation.

Stop Minimizing Barry Freundel's Actions By Saying He is Nonviolent

Many try to mitigate Barry Freundel’s crimes with the claim that peeping on women in the mikveh isn’t violent. Elana Sztokman couldn’t disagree more.


Sleepless for Shavuot

Abigail Pogrebin admits she was never great at pulling all-nighters in college. But she’s going to stay up late on Saturday to study and celebrate the Torah on Shavuot.


What If 'Mad Max' Were Jewish?

In a land of cannibal slavers, where marauding vampire maniacs patrol the land, Mad Max is on a mission to find a decent bagel with schmear. Max Stein, that is.

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