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‘Borat’ is dead serious

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 27, 2020

The woman in the bakery. That is all you need to know.

The hidden Jewishness of the Chicago 7

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 20, 2020

COVID Judaism is now competitive religion

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 14, 2020
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For Trump, COVID-19 is about toxic masculinity

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 6, 2020

(RNS) — Donald Trump should heed how King Hezekiah — a ‘real man’ of the Bible — handled adversity. He cried.

POTUS has COVID. What should Jews be saying?

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 2, 2020

(RNS) — I hope he gets better soon. There. I said it.

Dear AOC: You blew it

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 26, 2020

(RNS) — US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made a huge mistake. There is still time to correct it.

The most Jewish thing that Ruth Bader Ginsburg ever did

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 20, 2020

(RNS) — What made RBG? You might be surprised.

COVID has led us all into sin

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 15, 2020

(RNS) — As Jews approach the High Holidays, we need to avoid the sins of perfectionism, envy — and becoming couch potatoes.

Synagogue awards for creative worship on the High Holy Days

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 9, 2020

These synagogues are doing unbelievable things for the High Holy Days. Like, really, unbelievable.

Where did “Karen” come from?

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 1, 2020

The term is misogynistic — at the very least.

Abraham would be proud

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 26, 2020

Peace happens — piece by piece.

America’s house will crumble if we don’t repair our racist divide

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 18, 2020

(RNS) — Why do Black Lives Matter? Because for all of American history, as an important new book catalogs, they simply didn’t.

Do American Jews have a prayer during COVID?

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 10, 2020

(RNS) — No, American Jews do not worship as much as other Americans. But there is more to the story than that.

Seth Rogen’s snarky arguments about Israel actually have a long history

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 4, 2020

(RNS) — He misspoke about Israel, but about Jewish education he was right.

How John Lewis fought anti-Semitism

By Jeffrey Salkin — July 27, 2020

(RNS) — Everything that I do to fight the pervasive racism in this nation I will do as a kaddish for John Lewis.

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