Jennifer Bleyer is a New York-based journalist who has written recently for the New York Times, Slate, Cosmopolitan, City Pages, and TheAtlantic.com. She tweets at @jennypencil.
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Can Ecstasy, Primarily Known as a Club Drug, Help People Suffering From Trauma?

Israeli drug trials are investigating whether MDMA can be a useful psychiatric tool in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

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The Search for Utopia Reaches the End of the Road in ‘American Commune’

Sex and drugs and Passover Seders: In a new documentary, two sisters reflect on their years on The Farm in the 1970s

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Food Fight

A proposed boycott of Israeli products at the Park Slope Food Coop in Brooklyn, a 38-year-old grocery where political passions run high, is raising worries among its sizable Orthodox Jewish membership

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Powering Down

Observing Shabbat doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing affair: Going offline and saying the blessing over the wine—and the occasional martini—can help mark a relaxing weekly ‘cathedral in time’

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World Feeder

Einav Gefen got her start at Tel Aviv’s toniest restaurants. As top chef at food giant Unilever, she now has a tougher task: developing frozen dinners that are true to her culinary roots.

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Evangelicals Like Us

A documentary dares to examine fundamentalist Christians in a nuanced light

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Do It Yourself

From crocheting a kippah to making your own shofar, The Jewish Catalog explains it all

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Organizers and Agitators

A new documentary looks at the latest generation of Jewish radicals

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Among the Holy Schleppers

The long, strange trip of the woman behind Heeb

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