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To those Jews who still support him

By Jeffrey Salkin — November 27, 2022
(RNS) — Dining with Kanye and a Holocaust denier should have been enough. But it was enough years ago.

Time for a “new” Jewish holiday

By Jeffrey Salkin — November 25, 2022

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By Jeffrey Salkin — November 22, 2022
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By Jeffrey Salkin — November 14, 2022
(RNS) — When we make religion easier and more convenient, what evaporates in the process?

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By Jeffrey Salkin — November 9, 2022
(RNS) — America was tested, and America won.

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By Jeffrey Salkin — November 8, 2022
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By Jeffrey Salkin — November 7, 2022
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(RNS) — The challenges that face world Jewry seem almost overwhelming. Time to drill down on what we know to be true.

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By Jeffrey Salkin — November 1, 2022
(RNS) — It’s more than Jesus and Christmas. Let’s just start there.

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(RNS) — I cannot put this book of contemporary Israeli women's voices down. I don't want to.

How to bend and not break

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 17, 2022
(RNS) — From the most important word in the history of American cinema ... a lesson in life itself.

The spirituality of a college reunion

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A bunch of college friends. And then, someone tapped on a glass...
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