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When is it ‘a time to die’?

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — A new documentary and podcast ask the question: When is it enough?

Call it Soros-phobia

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 24, 2023

Never make predictions about the Jews

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 21, 2023
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By Jeffrey Salkin — March 16, 2023
It's not just that huge mass of seaweed. There is something far more insidious going on.

Remembering Chaim Topol — and how ‘Fiddler’ reflected American Judaism

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 14, 2023
(RNS) — The inside story of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ reveals some deep truths about American Judaism.

Why is there a place called East Palestine, Ohio?

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 9, 2023
Salem, MA. Sharon, MA. Bethel, CT. New Canaan, CT. A biblical tour through the United States.

This year, Purim is not funny

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 7, 2023
The end of the book of Esther is not pretty. Here is why it matters -- more than ever.

There is a stain on the Jewish soul

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 2, 2023
(RNS) — Yes, I am ashamed of what happened on the West Bank. But it does not define my Judaism or my Zionism.

How not to cancel each other

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

Should Judaism disrupt your life?

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

A prayer for Bruce Willis

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

Israel is in trouble

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?
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