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All The 2014 Haggadah Info You’ll Ever Need

April 03, 2014 in Forward

Only One Way To Change Hillel: Leave

March 17, 2014 in Forward

What’s More American Than Bob Dylan — and Super Bowl Car Ad?

February 04, 2014 in Forward

Climate Change is a Sin—Here’s How to Repent For It

January 15, 2014 in Religion Dispatches

Judging Menachem Stark’s Jewish Life — Not Just His Death

January 06, 2014 in Forward

David Cooper, Father of BuJu

January 02, 2014 in Forward

Holiday Season Underlines Shifts in Judaism as Self-Definition Fades

December 24, 2013 in Forward

How Should We Feel About the Pew Study of #JewishAmerica?

December 23, 2013 in Forward

In Pursuing Bob Dylan for Hate Speech, Croatian Group Denies Holocaust

December 05, 2013 in Forward

Bar Mitzvah Boy Talks Gay Marriage

December 02, 2013 in Forward

Seeking Harmony and Finding Transcendence at The Cloisters

November 15, 2013 in Forward

Answer This Question: Why Be Jewish?

November 11, 2013 in Forward

Bagels Aren’t Enough

October 07, 2013 in Religion Dispatches

Can Catholic Church Thrive Without ‘Obsession’ on Gays and Abortion?

September 30, 2013 in Forward

Chelsea Manning’s Identity Crisis Is One Jews Should Relate To

September 04, 2013 in Forward

Was Justin Bieber Right About Anne Frank?

April 15, 2013 in Forward

Making Sense of the Holiday Season’s Onslaught of New Haggadahs

March 14, 2013 in Forward

Orthodox Rabbis Say Gay ‘Cure’ Therapy Doesn’t Work

December 01, 2012 in Daily Beast

In Praise of New Age Judaism

November 20, 2012 in Forward

The Way I Was

October 08, 2012 in Forward

Bob Dylan’s Best and Worst Album Covers

October 02, 2012 in Forward

Is Dan Savage the Gay Santorum?

May 02, 2012 in Daily Beast

‘Abomination’ is Hate Speech

April 10, 2012 in Shma

An Anthem for LGBT Youth

April 08, 2012 in Forward

Why Are American Jews So Liberal?

April 03, 2012 in Forward

‘Tis the Season for New Haggadot

March 23, 2012 in Forward

Alleged Child Molesting Pastor Wrapped in Torah Scrolls

February 02, 2012 in Forward

Matisyahu Shaves His Beard

December 13, 2011 in Religion Dispatches

A 20th-century solution to 21st-century problems

November 06, 2011 in Jerusalem Post

How Gay Rights Teaches Us Torah: Our Faith Grows Because Text Offers Room to Interpret Issues

November 04, 2011 in Forward

Swift-Boat Veterans of American Jewry Charge Anti-Semitism at Occupy Wall Street

October 27, 2011 in Religion Dispatches

The Religious Duty to Come Out

October 11, 2011 in Religion Dispatches

Don’t Call the Rabbi, Make Your Own Rituals

September 08, 2011 in Forward

Judaism 2030: Visions of a Jewish Tomorrow

May 25, 2011 in Zeek

The Four Sons as Characters from Glee

April 12, 2011 in Forward

Why is your Haggadah Different from Others?

April 05, 2011 in Forward

Gay and Orthodox: And Cleaving Strongly to Both

February 08, 2011 in Forward

Rethinking Egalitarianism

October 27, 2010 in Forward

DIY: Fighting homophobic bullying in the Jewish world

October 15, 2010 in Jewish Publications (other)

Story is the Peril of Service

October 01, 2010 in Zeek

Gay Marriage and ‘Religious Freedom’

August 18, 2010 in Forward

The Anti-Defamation League Jumps the Shark

August 13, 2010 in Religion Dispatches

Jewish LGBT leaders need to build a movement

June 29, 2010 in CNN

28 Days, 28 Ideas #27: Spiritual Birthright

February 27, 2010 in Jewish Publications (other)

Un-Righteous Indignation: Anger Management–Kosher Style

February 21, 2010 in Forward

Taking Avatar Seriously: Environmentalisms, Spiritual and Practical

January 13, 2010 in Forward

The Myth of Authenticity

December 23, 2009 in Forward

Magen Tzedek: Model of the Jewish Future or Show Without an Audience?

November 18, 2009 in Forward

On Fire with Love and Ecstasy

November 01, 2009 in Moment

Ephryme: Engaged Hip Hop Jew

September 11, 2009 in Forward

A ‘New Jew’ Goes to Auschwitz

August 14, 2009 in Forward

Why Straight People Go to Gay Synagogues — and What We Can Learn From Them

June 03, 2009 in Forward

Freedom from the Slavery of Passover Seders

April 11, 2009 in Forward

Environmentalism: Good for the Jews

February 05, 2009 in Forward

Are there any Jews in Narnia?

June 23, 2008 in Jewcy

Is Environmentalism a Jewish Issue?

June 01, 2008 in Jewish Publications (other)

Where the Light Gets in: The Crucible of Summer Camp

May 22, 2008 in Forward

Israel, Injustice, and Philip Glass’s Call to Arms

May 01, 2008 in Jewcy

Jewish Intelligent Design Proponents are Jewish Uncle Toms

April 20, 2008 in Jewcy

Peoplehood: There’s no there, there

April 16, 2008 in Forward

Mixing Heresy and High Fashion

March 31, 2008 in Jewcy

Sexual Hypocrisy is Not a Jewish Value

March 19, 2008 in Jewcy

The Virtues of the Unaffiliated

March 19, 2008 in Forward

Hot is the New Cool

February 01, 2008 in Shma

Thinking Green: It’s Not Just a Virtue — It’s Your Jewish Duty

December 24, 2007 in Forward

As Winter Falls, a Time To Learn From the Orthodox

November 28, 2007 in Forward

Memo to Michael Steinhardt: Duh

October 17, 2007 in Forward

Jewish Hipster Cool is Dead

September 01, 2007 in Shma

Conservative Judaism at a Crossroads

August 29, 2007 in Forward

Portrait of the Artist as a Nice Jewish Boy

July 10, 2007 in Forward

Shrine of False Messiah in Turkey May Be Razed

May 18, 2007 in Forward

Judaism and the Culture of Outburst

May 11, 2007 in Forward

Boston Rabbinical Program Challenges Denominational Boundaries

March 16, 2007 in Forward

Spiritual Pioneers See a Different Shade Of Judaism: Green

February 02, 2007 in Forward

Zeek is not a Gay Magazine (but it is out)

January 01, 2007 in Zeek

Old Labels Feel Stiff for ‘Flexidox’

October 13, 2006 in Forward

Grassroots Spirituality: As Jews in the Woods Grows, It Weighs Whether to Open Its Doors

August 04, 2006 in Forward

The Unity of Opposites

January 27, 2006 in Forward

Jewish Paganism: Oxymoron or Innovation?

December 09, 2005 in Forward

Disabuse Community of Intolerance

November 11, 2005 in Forward

Sukkot: From humble to inspired

October 14, 2005 in Forward

It’s the Deity, Stupid: Learning from the Kabbalah Center

October 11, 2005 in Jerusalem Post

A Little off the Top: The Controversy About Circumcision

September 02, 2005 in Forward

Eating Meditation for Passover

April 01, 2005 in Jewish Publications (other)

Lecha Dodi

June 21, 2004 in Jewish Publications (other)

Notes on Camp: How a Summer Choice for Kids Became a Linchpin of Jewish Continuity

June 11, 2004 in Forward

Secrets of the Rebbetzin: Hadassah Gross’s Penetrating Insights Into Kabbalah, Love and Yearning

May 14, 2004 in Forward

Secrets of the Rebbetzin

May 14, 2004 in Forward

A Watershed Year for Gays of Faith

January 02, 2004 in Forward

A Prayer Group of Their Own: Kol Zimrah and Other Do-It-Yourself Minyans Unite the Independent-Minded

November 14, 2003 in Forward

High Holy Days: Rabbi Cowan Speaks Out About Meditation, Action and New Job

September 26, 2003 in Forward