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What’s threatening Florida?

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 16, 2023
It's not just that huge mass of seaweed. There is something far more insidious going on.
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This year, Purim is not funny

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(RNS) — Yes, I am ashamed of what happened on the West Bank. But it does not define my Judaism or my Zionism.

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By Jeffrey Salkin — February 28, 2023
(RNS) — One of the most unusual Jewish friendships teaches us some real lessons.

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By Jeffrey Salkin — February 23, 2023
(RNS) — A new Judaism is about to be born. Are you ready for it?

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By Jeffrey Salkin — February 21, 2023
(RNS) — The famous actor is on a journey. Many of us know the GPS.

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By Jeffrey Salkin — February 16, 2023
Giving new meaning to: "The call is coming from inside the house."

What “Tar” gets totally right

By Jeffrey Salkin — February 14, 2023
Why are we so eager to be offended?

When they came for the books …

By Jeffrey Salkin — February 10, 2023
(RNS) — Florida lately has become more known for book bannings than its sunlight.

Latte, no foam, with some faith on the side.

By Jeffrey Salkin — February 7, 2023
I take my religion caffeinated. How about you?

Why right-wing populism should worry us all

By Jeffrey Salkin — February 3, 2023
(RNS) — Religion can make you better, or it can make you worse. A podcast on white evangelical populism in America.

“You People” is the Black-Jewish movie of the year

By Jeffrey Salkin — January 30, 2023
"Guess Who's Coming To Dinner." The 2023 version. With hip hop.

David Crosby was my first Bible teacher

By Jeffrey Salkin — January 24, 2023
(RNS) — He lived hard, played well, sang beautifully and died in a good old age. What else could you ask for?
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