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Jeffrey Salkin

Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin is the spiritual leader of Temple Solel in Hollywood, Fla., and the author of numerous books on Jewish spirituality and ethics, published by Jewish Lights Publishing and Jewish Publication Society.

All Stories by Jeffrey Salkin

I love all Jews — even the ones I don’t like

April 13, 2021

(RNS) — We Jews are a small people, but we are a large family. 

Why ‘Shtisel’ matters

April 6, 2021

(RNS) — ‘Shtisel’ is more than great entertainment. It is great literature.

Is it time for us to rethink the Passover plagues?

March 28, 2021

(RNS) — The modern Pharaoh is denial. OK, pun intended.

The day Reform Judaism made history

March 24, 2021

(RNS) — Reform Judaism in Israel has come of age.

Have a rice Pesach!

March 23, 2021

(RNS) — Do you want to eat rice and other legumes during Passover? Even if you’re Ashkenazic? Knock yourself out.

The book you need to read before Passover

March 16, 2021

(RNS) — The Haggadah is not just a Jewish book. It might be the ultimate Book of Life.

The mask is the fashion statement of the year

March 12, 2021

We all wear masks. Hasn’t it always been that way?

Why I empathize with Harry and Meghan

March 8, 2021

(RNS) — So the British royal family is screwed up. Aren’t we all?

If we ‘canceled’ anti-Semitism

March 4, 2021

(RNS) — Hey, it’s just Dr. Seuss. It’s not like it’s Shakespeare or Dickens.

President Biden just made a serious human rights blunder

March 1, 2021

(RNS) — This will not be the last time that President Biden disappoints us. Because that’s what rulers do.

Does NBC have a Jewish problem?

February 24, 2021

(RNS) — Anti-Semitism. On your television screen.

Are you glad that Rush Limbaugh is dead?

February 21, 2021

(RNS) — How not to say goodbye to a very dangerous man.

The rabbi sings the COVID “blues.”

February 17, 2021

There are some things that we just don’t know. Like, a certain biblical color. And even more important things.

Trump’s lawyer covered his head with his hand? Get over it.

February 10, 2021

(RNS) — A simple gesture by an attorney illustrates a small piece of American Jewish identity.

A religious analysis of that Super Bowl Jeep commercial

February 9, 2021

(RNS) — That Jeep commercial with the Boss? It was a sermon.

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