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The JCC theater camp director who changed my life

Tue, 2020-07-07 20:00
What sleepaway camp was to so many of my peers, theater camp at the JCC was to me.

How Jewish organizations can financially survive the pandemic

Tue, 2020-07-07 19:30
Even if your congregation is doing OK right now, this pandemic isn’t going anywhere; you need to plan ahead.

Oklahoma woman shot after trying to steal man’s Nazi flag

Tue, 2020-07-07 19:05
The local sheriff said that it was unclear whether 26-year-old Kyndal McVey stole the flag out of political convictions or because of a dare.

New York Jewish Week to put print edition on hiatus

Tue, 2020-07-07 18:06
The move by the nearly 150-year-old weekly is due in part to the financial effects of the coronavirus crisis.

Too hot to bake? Try Yemenite flatbreads

Tue, 2020-07-07 18:05
Rooted in the ancient technique of baking breads on stones or over embers, these recipes are updated to use yeast, non-stick pans, and a stovetop.

Report: Conservative outlets duped into publishing fake Middle East ‘hot takes’

Tue, 2020-07-07 17:27
The Jerusalem Post and JNS were among 46 publications that published opinion pieces by 19 nonexistent authors, according to the Daily Beast.

Stephen Miller’s wife was sent to the border to help her find compassion. It didn’t work, she said.

Tue, 2020-07-07 17:17
“DHS sent me to the border to see the separations for myself — to try to make me more compassionate — but it didn’t work.”

Why the Ayn Rand Institute getting a federal handout is the Rand-iest thing ever

Tue, 2020-07-07 16:38
What does Ayn Rand do when a global pandemic strikes?

On his 80th birthday, Ringo Starr’s secret Jewish history

Tue, 2020-07-07 15:33
“Some people decided to make an example of me, as an English Jew. The one major fault is I’m not Jewish,” Starr said.

We need a Jewish American Hamilton

Tue, 2020-07-07 15:05
The problem with cultural Judaism is not that it isn’t religious. The problem is that it isn’t anything.

Judge: Orthodox camps won’t be allowed to open

Tue, 2020-07-07 14:20
A federal judge shot down the argument that the closure of Jewish overnight camps this summer violated religious liberty.

After reflecting on the Fourth of July, how do we move forward?

Tue, 2020-07-07 13:53
July 4 was a time to reflect on our sins and successes. Now what?

DeSean Jackson shares anti-Semitic ‘Hitler’ quote, then says he isn’t anti-Semitic

Tue, 2020-07-07 13:52
In response to backlash, Jackson wrote “Anyone who feels I have hate towards the Jewish community took my post the wrong way.”

How Jewish themes inspired Ennio Morricone

Tue, 2020-07-07 12:01
Though a devout Catholic, the composer would routinely participate in the European Day of Jewish Culture.

Since we’re debating labels, stop calling it anti-Semitism. It’s Jew hatred.

Tue, 2020-07-07 09:02
Whether spelled anti-Semitism or antisemitism, we should retire the term entirely and begin calling it what it really is: Jew hatred.

NBC’s Jacob Soboroff on the ongoing crisis of family separation

Tue, 2020-07-07 09:00
“There were multiple inflection points where this could have been stopped. What you ended up with was 5,000 kids that are gonna have lifelong trauma.”

McCarthy was anti-Communist. Was he also anti-Semitic?

Tue, 2020-07-07 09:00
Was the anti-Communist Senator Joe McCarthy also an anti-Semite?

Why Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001’ is the ultimate golem story

Tue, 2020-07-07 09:00
References to golems abound in Kubrick’s films including “Dr. Strangelove,” “Lolita” and “2001.”

As COVID-19 rages at San Quentin, a prison rabbi and activist offer comfort and support

Tue, 2020-07-07 00:29
As COVID-19 rages at San Quentin, a prison rabbi and activist offer comfort and support