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  • Aunt Trudy Will Not Be Saying Kaddish For Prop 8

    By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

    July 1, 2013 | 2:53 pm

    The first wail of mourning that I ever heard in my life was at my great-aunt Trudy’s funeral.

    For forty-five years, Aunt Trudy had been my great-aunt Charlotte’s – what’s the word here? “Room mate?” “Apartment mate?” That’s what they were, technically – sharing a small, plainly...

  • Martini Judaism: for those who want to be shaken and stirred

    By Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

    June 25, 2013 | 4:46 pm

    “It’s Only Rock And Roll…
     
    …but I like it.”  Those were the immortal words of the Rolling Stones.

    And I do. I do like rock and roll, especially when its practitioners like Israel -- or, at the very least, are benignly neutral towards it.

    Unfortunately, it would seem that...

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