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  • The fast-food guide to a post-Passover bread binge

    April 10, 2015 | 11:48 am

    Passover ends on Saturday, and let’s get real for a second: no one wants to end their week-long bread banishment with something…healthy. Sure, pizza and beer are the go-to foods to break the bread-fast, but real troopers commit themselves to more extraordinary options. Here’s a...

  • What makes a wage just?

    By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

    January 3, 2014 | 2:16 pm

    Raising the minimum wage is a mitzvah. 

    The Rambam says that ensuring others have work that can sustain them is the highest rung on the hierarchy of tzedakah (Mattanot Aniyim, 10:7). In Judaism, tzedakah does not mean charity but justice. We rectify social wrongs and fulfill our...

  • Dog Days of Summer

    By Journal Staff

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    This year, Father's Day is time for hyper-fast food, as Nathan's Famous hot dogs hosts the second annual Los Angeles Hot Dog Eating Contest on June 16. The winner goes on to the big dance: the world championship Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest, July 4 at Coney Island.