My Life Revolves Around Kidnapped Boys

The kidnapping of three boys has changed the rhythm of life for all Israelis, Marcy Oster writes from the West Bank. But some routines — like hitchhiking — haven’t changed at all.

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Working Toward a Transgender Vocabulary

Whether we’re bored, excited or afraid of the idea that our male-female dualism has been complicated by the transgender experience, we need the vocabulary to deal with it.

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Why #BringBackOurBoys Is the Perfect Hashtag

Mordechai Lightstone argues that Israel’s #BringBackOurBoys doesn’t take away from Nigeria’s #BringBackOurGirls — on the contrary, it adds to it.

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Beseeching: A Jewish student prays for the three teenagers believed to have been kidnapped by militants.

Prayer Won't #BringBackOurBoys

The whole Jewish world is praying for the three kidnapped Israeli teens. Leah Bieler writes that such devotion risks taking the focus away from those who are really responsible.

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The Rebbe's Big Idea

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe, was inarguably the most well-known rabbi since Moses Maimonides.

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