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  • Conversations From Twitter – Part 7

    By Ilana Angel

    June 27, 2012 | 12:13 am

    I was very much looking forward to talking to Twitter’s @AsianPosh1.  She has been following me on Twitter for a long time and has been truly lovely. She defends me to the haters, reads my reality blog and my lifestyle blog, and always has a kind word for everyone who needs it. ...

  • ‘Columbus’ thriller uncovers explorer’s secret Jewish life

    May 30, 2012 | 11:09 am

    Was Christopher Columbus Jewish? And did he bury a treasure that, if discovered, would shake the political and cultural landscape of the Jewish state? This is the intriguing premise of the suspenseful and extensively researched novel, “The Columbus Affair” (Ballantine Books:...

  • A gift for every reader

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    November 23, 2011 | 11:35 am

    From novels to memoirs to movie reviews, and much in between, here are a few standout books for Chanukah gift giving.

    “I Lost it at the Movies,” as Pauline Kael provocatively titled her 1965 collection of movie reviews, helped to establish the film critic as a kind of superstar...

  • Was Christopher Columbus a Jew?

    By Rob Eshman

    October 12, 2009 | 4:49 pm

    From the Blog Rogue Jew comes this perenial question: Was Christopher Columbus Jewish?

    Was explorer Christopher Columbus Jewish?  There is extraordinary evidence pointing to that conclusion.

    On March 31, 1492 the Edict of Expulsion (also called the Alhambra Decree) Every...

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