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  • At the Three Weeks, mourning the narrowness of today’s Judaism

    July 18, 2011 | 10:21 am

    Amid the clutter of towels, beach umbrellas and summer lies something more dark and painful that marks the summer months for Jews. On July 19, we will begin the Three Weeks mourning period on the Jewish calendar with a fast.

    Otherwise known by its name from the book of Lamentations,...

  • The Moral Route to Redemption

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    July 14, 2011 | 1:48 pm

    It’s hard to imagine a more timely book than “Confronting Scandal: How Jews Can Respond When Jews Do Bad Things” by Dr. Erica Brown (Jewish Lights: $24.99). The book comes too late for Bernie Madoff, but Anthony Weiner needs a copy, and so does DSK.  Indeed, all of us who look...