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  • Pew’s construct of “Jews of no religion” is imprecise and misleading

    December 12, 2013 | 3:14 pm

    Of the many interesting aspects of the recently released survey of Jewish Americans by the Pew Research Center (the “Pew Portrait”), perhaps none is more troubling than the distorted bisection  of American Jews into two primary sub-groups, one labeled “Jews by religion” and the...

  • How the Other Half Lives

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Call it "Trading Places." In Shakir Yusif Farsakh's surreal "Convergence," an Israeli commander and a Palestinian suicide bomb squad leader dream about the pain their acts inflict.

    Farsakh, 41, is uniquely qualified to write the story: He is the son of a Brooklyn Jewish mother and a...