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Ask Unorthodox: Shul Uniforms

A foreigner asks what to wear to synagogue stateside

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Ask Unorthodox: Vegan Torah?

Pondering an alternative to animal-derived parchment for a Torah scroll

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Birth … Right?

Should a critic of Israeli policies take this free trip to Israel?

 

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Ask Unorthodox: The Goychik Dilemma

How do I tell my parents my boyfriend’s not Jewish?

 

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Ask Unorthodox: If You Get a Possibly Anti-Semitic Email From HR, Do You Report It to HR?

Ripping a Hole in the HR Dept Space-Time Continuum

 

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Ask Unorthodox: What Will the Next Generation of Judaism Look Like?

An Unorthodox listener wonders what the future holds for Jewish millennials

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Ask Unorthodox: I Got Bageled!

“To bagel” someone, to spot him or her as a fellow Jew, is the most useful Jewish verb you never knew

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Ask Unorthodox: Can a ‘Bagel’ Ever Be Wrong?

This week an Unorthodox listener wonders if his family’s unusual use of ‘bagel’ is kosher

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Ask Unorthodox: Answering the Stupid Question, ‘What Kind of Jew Are You?’

No, Blair, you don’t have to identify with one particular movement. In fact, it is very Jewish of you not to

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Ask Unorthodox: What Should I Do With My Nazi Memorabilia?

When it comes to Nazi memorabilia and other troubling trinkets, it’s all about how they were obtained.

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Ask Unorthodox: I’m a Catholic-Raised Atheist Who Feels Deeply Jewish. Should I convert? Would I Be Accepted?

After years spent pining for some yiddishkeit, one woman contemplates a big decision

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Ask Unorthodox: What Should I Call Really Religious Jews?

Just don’t say ‘ultra’…

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Ask Unorthodox: What to Do About That Mezuzah?

When Jews move out, do their sacred scrolls move, too?

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Ask Unorthodox: Why Do Jews Interrupt Each Other So Much?

And are New Yorkers really more rude than other Americans?

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Ask Unorthodox: Should I Change My Name?

Should it be Green or Grunfeld? And is Mottl better than Mark?

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Ask Unorthodox: What Do People Get Wrong About Judaism?

When even the most well-intentioned people don’t seem to know much about Judaism or Jewish history

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Ask Unorthodox: What’s the Perfect Jewish History Book?

A perplexed Jew looking for a guide that’s not too dense and not too flimsy. We asked the experts, and put together the perfect reading list.

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Ask Unorthodox: Not Without My Daughter

A former Jew who found Christ but misses the old religion wonders how to give his kid the warm Yiddishkeit he himself had once enjoyed

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Ask Unorthodox: The Great Aluminum Foil-Ziploc Baggie Debate

The hosts of Tablet’s beloved podcast weigh in on the great questions of Jewish life

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