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A local urban farmer reveals the connections between Judaism and food justice.

Israeli entertainment

The Israeli entertainment industry has started making memorable and high-grossing films and TV shows.


Last fall, I put my first child on hold (something we can do only with a figurative child) and gave birth to an actual baby. 

Military music was never about peace and co-existence; rather, it was often attached to violent, even gory imagery.

Perhaps what will spur us to act is the stark realization that disability is not about the ‘other.’


"In the most important love verse in the Torah, love is not a feeling or an emotion. It has nothing to do with romance. Love is in the details."

Don't count on self-control

The family's one consistent source of joy was my grandmother's cooking.

The pattern serves short-term goals and delays long-term solutions

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