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Emotions & Math: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein on Orthodoxy, Reason, and Love

Before Rebecca Newberger Goldstein won the Jewish Book Award and a MacArthur Genius Grant, she was a high-school student growing up Orthodox in White Plains.

Rabbi Annie Lewis speaking during the vigil.

We Will Not Be Comforted

We are now in a period known as the seven weeks of consolation. But this year, we do not find comfort.

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I’ve Never Felt More Jewish Than I Did at Charlottesville

That day it didn’t matter that I’d never been bat mitzvahed, that my mom was a completely non practicing Christian. I was a Jew, and there were Nazis with guns.

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Q&A with Author of “The Lost Letter”

In 1938 Austria, Kristoff is apprenticed to a master stamp engraver, while in 1989 Los Angeles a journalist, Katie Nelson, is getting divorced.


One Jewish Mother’s Account of the Prison Industrial Complex

A mother describes the panic exploding in her chest when she hears that her son was arrested. Then she has a larger realization about prisons in the US.

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A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington's DCJCC. She's wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

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