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Ami Eden

  • Spectator - ‘Soprano’ Sings on Jewish Couch

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    A month into the new and perhaps final season of "The Sopranos," it's high time to consider our favorite TV mobster's predilection for Jews.

    Of course, "The Sopranos" features its share of corrupt Jews as well as several marginally anti-Semitic wiseguys. Yet Tony Soprano has evinced...

  • Memoirs From the Orthodox ‘Minefield’

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    A quick surf on Amazon.com or a stroll through the local bookstore suggests that we are living in the era of the political memoir. Anyone with enough time to wade through at least a sampling of the abundant "I was there" autobiographies from Beltway vets will end up not only with a...

  • Turn a New Page

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Leaders of Conservative Judaism have argued from their pulpits for more than 50 years that the Torah is a divinely inspired document that evolved over centuries, rather than the product of a single encounter with God at Mount Sinai. Starting this month, their congregants will finally...

  • An Assault on the Jewish Liberal Consensus

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Daniel Lapin wants to bring America's liberal Jewish establishment to its jerking knees.

    He's been trying for the last decade -- ever since he founded Toward Tradition, a small conservative group based in the Seattle suburb of Mercer Island, Wash. -- to oppose what he...