Maya Angelou's Lesson for the Orthodox

Orthodoxy should stop going down the rabbit hole of Talmudic reasoning and should focus on the broader message to the world. That’s an unexpected lesson from the poet Maya Angelou.

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Shrinking the Tent: The Israel Day Parade has had a powerful impact over the years because of its diversity and wide appeal. Now, a group of right-wing ideologues want to bar perceived dissenters, like progressive Zionists.

Turning Israel Day Parade Into Right-Wing Echo Chamber Rolling Down Fifth Ave.

A narrow group of right-wingers is seeking to impose an ideological litmus test on the Israel Day Parade. J.J. Goldberg says the push betrays the roots of Zionism.

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Help Us Find The Do-ers

All across the country young Jews are working to improve their communities. We want to find those people and share their stories. We’re looking for The Do-ers.

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6 Jewish Memories of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, who has died at 86, was a celebrated poet, author, and chronicler of the African-American experience. She also had several memorable interactions with the Jewish world.

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Trying To Prove a Palestinian Died? Good Luck.

Jordan Kutzik didn’t believe his friend’s claim that Palestinians are dehumanized by much of the Jewish community — until he began looking into the “Pallywood” meme.

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