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Jewish Books for a Good Summer Read

Looking for a summer reading list with books on Jewish topics? Look no further. Nextbook, a project of Keren Keshet – The Rainbow Foundation. Though the website’s reading list program is quite good, their extensive reviews, suggestions by subject, links to other Jewish resources, and general user-friendliness make the site worthwhile. The...

suicide jews

check out rushkoff’s cover story in the new york press …especially you, steven i. it deals nicely with your unfounded accusation of conspiracy theory.

is it really all good?

The Arabs are qualifying for eternity by doing what they’ve determined to be God’s work, which is to make war on those who, ignoring or questioning His authority, are undermining His plan for the planet. And Israel, dropped in the Arab’s midst, its diverse culture implicitly challenging the validity of Arab beliefs,...

A Jewish Williamsburg near Tel Aviv?

Earlier last week in Rishon Lezion, near Tel Aviv, construction began on the world’s first open-air shtetl theme park. Can a Disneyfied shtetl accurately portray the complex realities of that vanished world? Project director and noted Holocaust historian Yaffa Eliach, commented: “The shtetl represents the greatness of Jewish life.” Eliach is a...

Mystic Moore

It looks like Madonna may have a new pew partner at her next Kabbalah class. MSNBC reports that actress Demi Moore (Ghost, Indecent Proposal, Disclosure) thinks Kabbalah (the ancient Jewish study of mysticism) is all the rave. According to a “source”, the site reports that Moore was trying to spread the good...