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  • Mayim Bialik narrates for chained women

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 30, 2011 | 12:17 pm

    Mayim Bialik narrates a film about 5 agunot, “chained women who are unable, according to Jewish law, to remarry until they receive a get.” reported the Jewish Week.

    The film tells the story of these 5 American women, four of whom eventually get a get.

    The documentary will be...

  • Jewish Culturomics

    December 21, 2010 | 4:17 pm

    As seen in The Jewish Week

    Last week, Google, in conjunction with a research team based at Harvard, released a new online tool called the Ngram Viewer that tracks culture through the words of 5.2 million books (4% of all books published). They call the quantitative analysis of this...

  • Building Better Relationships

    By Julie G Fax

    August 10, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    In the weeks immediately following the North Valley JCC shooting, one of the most incendiary articles to come out was headlined, "Where Were the Rabbis?"

    The column in New York's The Jewish Week quoted an anonymous JCC executive from L.A. saying things like, "We felt the hand of...