By Janice Eidus
I Don’t Believe in God, But I Still Want a Jewish Community
Amy Goldin’s parents believed that “religion is the opiate of the masses.” As an adult, she didn’t think much about religion until pregnancy led to a sudden and unexpected yearning for her newborn son to have a bris – and, down the road, a bar mitzvah. Together with her wife, a lapsed Catholic who agreed…
How Does a Therapy ‘Junkie’ Say Goodbye to Shrink
“The prognosis is very poor,” she told me that night over the phone. Joan, my therapist at the time, had keeled over while painting in an art class. “If she lives,” Barbara explained to me, as she’d been explaining and would continue to explain over the phone to Joan’s patients all night, “she won’t ever…
For Bob Dylan’s 82nd birthday, his 10 most Jewish songs
Kissinger at 100: ‘If it were not for the accident of my birth, I would be antisemitic.’
This lawmaker and rabbi was scheduled to deliver an invocation. His colleagues replaced him with a Christian
On Paul Simon’s dark night of the soul, he wants it darker — much darker
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