By Jason Miller
Recalling Neil Gandler, an Off-Beat Jewish Tech Maven Murdered for No Reason
I usually spend the Sunday following the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas reflecting on all of the amazing new tech products I saw over the previous week. Of course I have a lot on my mind as this was the best CES I’ve experienced yet, but today I will put those reflections…
8 Best Hanukkah Videos of 2014
Rabbi Jason Miller, tech entrepreneur and blogger, has once again come up with a list of the best Hanukkah videos of the year on his blog. Each year I put together a list of the best Hanukkah videos for the year and this year I’ve really narrowed the list to only the best of the…
Author Blog: One Missing Yarmulke, Several New Friends
Earlier this week, Stefanie Pervos Bregman, the editor of “Living Jewishly,” wrote about engaging 20- and 30-somethings in the Jewish world. Today, we hear from one of Living Jewishly’s contributors, Rabbi Jason Miller. Their blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series….
Eat, Drink + Think
Sixth and Rye Food Truck Rolls Over D.C. Kosher Politics
This post first appeared on the Huffington Post Religion page. Kosher certification in the nation’s capital has become much like everything else in D.C.: political and divisive. The Vaad Harabanim of Greater Washington has long had a monopoly on kosher certification and it doesn’t want to give up its stronghold anytime soon. Over the past…
Rescind the Ban on Attending Interfaith Weddings
When I decided to become a rabbi in 1996, I visited the Jewish Theological Seminary, my future rabbinical school. Along with sitting in on some classes, I stayed in the apartment of four first-year rabbinical students. I still recall a discussion we had at the Shabbat dinner table. One of the rabbinical students raised the…
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
Is Elon Musk Jewish?
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Jewish Queer Youth is growing. For closeted Orthodox and Sephardic teens, that ‘means the world’
Minnesota GOP apologizes for Soros puppetmaster video
Israeli ambassador says House Democrats’ call for US probe of journalist’s killing isn’t ‘fair’
Look beyond the Buffalo murders. The extremists’ ideology is mainstream on the right.