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Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Film Ditches the ‘S’ But Keeps the Anti-Semitism

Pop culture matters; it both produces and reflects our values and beliefs, and helps shape them in ways that can be profoundly powerful.

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How You Can Support Abortion Rights Today

The radical extremism of this year’s bills is unprecedented. If you feel panicked, scared, and angry, that’s ok—channel that into action. 

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The Meaning and Value of Humor: An Interview with Marilyn Simon Rothstein

Marilyn Simon Rothstein tells Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough her take on the meaning of and value of humor to Jewish women today.

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Why I Started—and Then Stopped—Wearing My Tallit

When I chose to refrain from wearing the tallit, it was the result of the creeping realization of my own naivete: My personal convictions notwithstanding, men and women are not treated equally, are not equally safe in synagogues or the world-at-large.

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Moments My Bubbe Would Hate, Part 2: Put on Some Pants!

Beauty is pain, Rebecca. It’s time you learned that.

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A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington's DCJCC. She's wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

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