The final in a series of reflections about growing up in a rabbinic home

The fifth in a series of reflections about growing up in a rabbinic home

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The Good Boy, the Ashram, or the Cheeseburger: What Will Become of the Rabbi’s Son

The fourth in a series of reflections about growing up in a rabbinic home

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Coming Out (as Agnostic) to My Dad, the Rabbi

The third in a series of reflections about growing up in a rabbinic home

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My Dad Was the Rabbi, So I Got Punished

The second in a series of reflections about growing up in a rabbinic home

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Surprise, Discovery, Ritual, Meaning, and Wonder

Five years into the seven-year ‘Daf Yomi’ cycle of Talmud study, our columnist pauses to reflect on what the ancient text has taught him about being Jewish today

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‘I’d Like to Become a Bird’

My great-great-grandmother’s letters—in Ladino—paint a portrait of the Sephardic community on the Isle of Rhodes, moments before it was destroyed in the Holocaust

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My State of Graceland

What Rabbi Elvis taught me about myself and God

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Suzi at Yale

A look back at the original American campus sex scandal, and whose lives it actually changed

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Dear Antifas: A Note About Your Ancestor

Lessons from Italian-American anti-fascist Carlo Tresca, and from the Civil Rights era

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India’s New Crush on Israel

How did Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s July visit with Benjamin Netanyahu fit into the last quarter-century of Indo-Israeli relations?

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JZ’s 12 Commandments for Incoming College Freshmen

Campus Week: Good advice, bad advice, and other words to live by

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Yiddish on the Beach

Rokhl’s Golden City: A day in Coney Island

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Philip Guston: A Stumblebum in Venice

An off-track exhibit at the Accademia puts the New York School painter in the company of Titian, Tintoretto, and, weirdly, the Italian Nobel prize-winning poet Eugenio Montale