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The parents of Shira Banki, the 16-year-old girl who was killed in an attack on participants in last year’s Jerusalem gay pride march, have called on the public to participate in this year’s march.

A ‘Need to Rebel’ Led Her #OffTheDerech — and Into Bushwick

Stephanie Guedalia’s wake-up call came several years ago on Simchat Torah, in the early fall, when Jews celebrate the end of a full year of Torah readings, and start a new cycle. She was studying at a Modern Orthodox seminary in Jerusalem after high school, and decided to go to a talk given by a rabbi from Orayta, a yeshiva that admits students who are struggling with their faith.


How Alicia Svigals Helped Me Go Public With My Klezmer Obsession

For years, Laura Adkins found Jewish doctrine easier to explain to her friends than Jewish culture. A master class with Klezmer virtuoso Alicia Svigals helped her change her tune.

The Secret Jewish History of Pokemon Go

The Exodus experience of wandering through the desert hoping to encounter magic in unexpected places has a lot more in common with the experience of playing Pokemon Go than you might imagine.


Does Lena Dunham Think Bad Cafeteria Sushi is Cultural Appropriation?

Lena Dunham basically just said that bad international cuisine in college cafeterias amounts to cultural appropriation.

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