Perry’s Ascent Heralds Israel’s Rise as Issue

Front-running Texas gov. is not playing to the Jewish crowd

Rick Perry’s Texas-Sized Mezuzah

Write *this* on the doorposts of your house!

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Trouble in the lone star state, love for the tastebuds, and more

Texas Tea

Joe Straus, the Republican speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, has been targeted by the Tea Party. The anti-Semitic attacks against him suggest not all politics is local.

Jewishness Raised in Texas Speaker Race

Call for ‘Christians and true Conservatives’ instead of Straus

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Zionism goes viral, Jew v. Klan, and more

Sex, Jews, and South Park

An educational retreat may raise more questions than it answers

Austin Plane Crasher Mentions ‘Pound of Flesh’

Suicide note may indicate pilot’s anti-Semitism

Sundown: The Undiplomatic Diplomat

Plus Wisse kvells over Yiddish, Israel sells itself, and more

Converted

When Shannon Orand asked Rabbi Leib Tropper to help her study to become a Jew, he asked for sexual favors in return, she says

Mexico Is Like Gaza

Says Texas governor, in Israel

An Orthodox-Reform Divide on Health Care?

Reform rabbi wants universal coverage; Orthodox doesn’t

Sundown: History is the New Evolution

Reality TV, class consciousness, and grace under water

There’s the Rub

A new restaurant prompts a writer to rethink his Jewishness

A Fortress Called Home

After sixty years of Israel’s statehood, shouldn’t Jews feel safe there?

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