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Fun With Judaism (Not Just for Hippies)

Jennifer Bleyer, the founding editor of Heeb magazine and one of the my favorite young writers on Jewish (and non-Jewish) topics, has written a great first-person piece for Nextbook on “The Jewish Catalog,” the counterculture-era Do-It-Yourself compendium that taught her parents’ generation that Judaism “could be fun.” And she thought it was pretty cool, too.

The full article here.


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