Mark Oppenheimer, a contributing editor for Tablet Magazine, writes the Beliefs column for The New York Times and is the author of Wisenheimer, a memoir of high school debate geekdom. He has just published an ebook about sex abuse in the Buddhist world titled The Zen Predator of the Upper East Side.
A golem, a superhero, and a Pulitzer Prize
Becoming fluent in your own religious tradition is like playing an instrument or a sport: It takes time, dedication, and practice.
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Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’
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Funny or Die’s solution to gratuitous violence in movies: a menschy 007
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Authorities discovered the trove, headed for Belgium, during a cargo search
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Is his attack on Ben Brantley a star’s bruised ego or something more…artistic?
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Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
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The first Clinton grandchild is due later this year
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Vaan Nguyen, child of Vietnamese refugees, is one of Israel’s rising stars
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Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
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‘Hate speech’ charges stemmed from 2012 Rolling Stone interview
By Liel Leibovitz — From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark placesBy Batya Ungar-Sargon — Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from 'authorities'By David Kalis — My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
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