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  • Reinhold Niebuhr, Where Are You Now?

    By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

    February 18, 2014 | 2:01 pm

    If you were a Presbyterian minister, or simply a Presbyterian in the pew, you might ask yourself the following question: is it good that a Presbyterian-sponsored anti-Israel document gets an endorsement from both David Duke and Iran? Wouldn't you be concerned about what is being... read on

  • Schindler On Ice

    By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

    February 11, 2014 | 7:54 am

    By a show of hands, please – how many of you thought that Yulia Lipnitskaia’s (or Lipnitskaya) gold medal winning figure skating to the theme of Schindler’s List was a little weird?

    And how many of you thought that the fifteen year old’s choice of a red costume that supposedly... read on

  • Were The Beatles “Good For The Jews”?

    By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

    February 4, 2014 | 7:15 am

    Fifty years ago this week, our lives changed forever.

    It does not matter how old you were when the Beatles first came to America. Ever since that moment, your life has been different. If, back then, you were a teenager, you had a new object of musical and cultural devotion that... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin is one of America’s most prolific and most-quoted rabbis, whose colleagues have called him an “activist for Jewish ideas.” An award-winning writer...

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