“It’s like, you and me, our combined sadness always remains a constant no matter what.” He gazed into his Pilsner as one would gaze into the eyes of a fortuneteller. “Sometimes I think it’s the only constant holding this universe together. Like if we were to both be happy at the same time, the whole thing would suddenly implode.”
"The bottom line: Israel and the West are facing not one wave of terrorism but at least three."
Not all Jews agree about the Syrian refugee crisis.
“It’s a small community, a retirement community, and not all of the neighbors get along."
"And here I am next to this remarkable person. I am sitting with him on a sofa of the police boat. He’s smoking his pipe, smiling and talking about the stars and the solar system, and telling jokes."
"This book draws on Jewish sources, particularly Kabbalistic ones, as well as second-wave feminist theory, postmodern thought, contemporary psychology and sociology, and offers a sweeping theory of gender as it manifests itself in Judaism."
From Nanuchka ננוצ'קה מסעדה בתל אביב to Caffe Kaymak, these restaurants make Tel Aviv an awesome place for Vegetarians.
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Hologram Holocaust survivor - is this a good or crazy idea? Let us know in the comments!
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Killer Mike is feeling the Bern!
Addressing it to “My Jewish Brothers and Sisters,” he quoted Psalms and ended with the traditional Jewish condolences. #EzraSchwartz
Israeli transgender activist May Peleg wanted to be cremated after her death. Her body is still in police custody.
“It is an international game and we are being crucified!”
This Hanukkah wouldn't be complete without a new hit from The Maccabeats!