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Many-Mitzvah Sukkot Moments!

October 22, 2014 10:32am

A colleague recently voiced frustration that “mitzvah” has been mis-translated as “good deed” instead of “commandment.” I agreed, griping in tandem. A...


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Lot, the Subjective Stranger: A Call for Diversity

October 30, 2014 12:30pm

 “Is she converting?” “Clearly, she is not from around here, I wonder if she is even Jewish.” “She must be someone’s nanny…” These were not j...


Now on Keshet

The Coming Out Process

October 30, 2014 11:57am

In honor of National Coming Out Day, Keshet will be sharing and celebrating coming out stories throughout the month of October. If you have a story yo...


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Why I Didn't Marry Gary Shteyngart

October 30, 2014 4:45pm

  Well, for one thing, I don’t know him. But, from now on, whenever anyone asks me yet again why I married my African-American husband ...


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Delightful New Videos for All Your Jewish Lifecycle Needs

October 30, 2014 2:15pm

We are tickled to announce that our friends at G-dcast have just released a series of adorable new animated shorts all about Jewish lifecycle events, ...


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Za'atar Challah

October 30, 2014 8:35am

Za'atar is one of my favorite ingredients to use when cooking. I roast potatoes with it and chicken too. So it was only a matter of time until I found...


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The Jewish Duty to Vote

October 30, 2014 5:00am

Election Day in the U.S. is coming. How will being Jewish shape your choice whether to vote? This November, Americans will elect a new 435-member H...


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No Trick, All Treat: Halloween Isn't Bad for The Jews

October 29, 2014 9:20am

When I was 11 years old, a grumpy Israeli teacher told me that good Jews don’t dress up for Halloween because it’s a Christian holiday when Christ...


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Tomorrow Night

October 30, 2014 8:29am

I am supposed to go to the mikveh tomorrow night. The mikveh and I have never been friends; the first time I immersed, before my wedding, I noticed...