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Coming Full Circle, Back to the Old School

Many narratives from Star Wars and Jewish history run parallel. Will ‘The Force Awakens’ get back to basics?

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May the Force Be With Jews

Gut-check inspiration from a midnight first showing of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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The Saga Continues

Devotees of Star Wars and the Bible have something in common: they have expanded the universes of each text through sheer creativity, even taking ownership of them along the way

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The Force Isn’t With Me Anymore

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I was a Star Wars fanatic. But now—as an adult, an Orthodox Jew, and a parent concerned about Hollywood’s morals—I’m resisting the urge to see the new movie.

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There’s a Beastie Boys-Inspired Pilot in the New Star Wars Movie

J.J. Abrams’s reboot features an X-wing resistance starfighter named Ello Atsy. A new trailer for the most Jewish Star Wars to-date premieres Monday night.

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How To Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Day in a Jewish Way

Musical team Strouse and Adams wrote songs for a ‘Star Wars’ musical that never happened. It doesn’t sound pretty.

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Jedi Is 7th Most Popular English Religion

Jew or Jew not. There is no try.

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‘Tzelem Elohim’ on Tatooine

Comment of the Week

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Sundown: Iran Is Getting Hungry

Plus the greatest referee of all time, and more

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Greedo Is a Rodef

Comment of the Week

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Monomaniacal

The newest George Lucas production, Red Tails, forces a Star Wars nerd to come to terms with a troubling philosophy

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Sundown: Gingrich Expounds on the Palestinians

Plus Christie is the top bridesmaid, 100 Jewish films visually, and more

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Can They?

An Israeli strike against the Iranian nuclear program would be tougher today than a few years ago, but it would still be likely to succeed

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Sundown: God Is a Two-Stater

Plus an evening with Salinger, and more

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High Anxiety

Faced with a story I wanted to start but felt certain I couldn’t, I turned to the literary gods. Now Harold Bloom owes me $213.27.

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Sundown: Israel’s Ailes

Plus deli’s Old Country, and more

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Sundown: Abbas Slams Israel

Plus the Jewish World Cup, and more

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The Watchman

Or Moses, the original Dr. Manhattan?

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