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I’ve snagged an invite to her house. So what if it’s to study and do homework together? I know we’re both looking for a friend
Malka Winner
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I folded my arms and waited. My students froze in their seats, looking at me suspiciously. Then I did what high school girls love best: I gave them a juicy mussar shmuess
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Is housing discrimination a hate crime?
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Each time we were outraged, each time nothing happened
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Kovna Rewrite
Stepping into the Moadon HaYehudi in Kaunas, Lithuania, feels like venturing up (down?) Penrose’s impossible staircase, stepping back in time while moving forward just the same. It’s been almost two years since we left, and we’re back as visiting lecturers.,Kovno Rewrite — Revisited,We’ve gone back in time in Lithuania
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Dr. Dinner is the director and primary physician at the Be Young Clinic in Ramat Beit Shemesh, where he practices anti-aging and functional medicine
Rachel Bachrach
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Rabbi Jake Czuper, a Jewish educator and singer-songwriter/entertainer, recently released his third album. He’s based in Atlanta, Georgia
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I almost fainted at this blatant anti-Semitism. I quickly ran through appropriate responses in my head, and rejected them all. It would be a waste of breath to even respond
Leah Gebber
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What would Rivka want her bas mitzvah to look like, now that there could be none of the big ideas she’d dreamed about?
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“She’s for sure a BT,” I heard someone nearby whisper as we waited for her to finish davening, long after the chazzan finished Maariv,Tempo: Shades of Regret,“She’s for sure a BT,” I heard someone nearby whisper as we waited for her to finish davening, long after the chazzan finished Maariv

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Pangs of reality punctured my celebrating soul. Aha, so my chassan was pining for a thousand-dollar useless watch.

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