7 uses for your extra matzo

It’s Passover again — the only time when eating cardboard is acceptable. “But cardboard isn’t a food,” you say. To that, we have only one reply: Clearly you’ve never had matzo before. For the uninitiated, matzo is a flatbread that Jews eat during Passover as a substitute for wheat products. To those in
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Confusing Jews with Judaism

Thinking Theology

If the allegations are true, I’ll be deeply saddened and, frankly, pissed. Pissed because someone who supposedly represents Orthodox Judaism as a spiritual leader ignored its principles. Pissed because his actions are inevitably associated with a community with which I identify. Pissed because his identity as a rabbi implies that his behavior is OK within our value system. It’s not.
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In defense of the IDF

On Tuesday, Yehuda Shaul, co-founder and head of the organization Breaking the Silence (BtS), spoke on campus. BtS claims it “exposes” the actions of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in the occupied territories by accumulating the testimonies of soldiers about various prevention tactics exercised by the IDF. BtS casts itself
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Anti-Semitism at Cal

The fact is that the OCR’s conclusions are limited only to the legal matter of the university’s liability with regards to the civil rights of minority students.
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Farrakhan’s presence demonizes Jews and others

When I recently heard that the keynote speaker for the Afrikan Black Coalition Conference was going to be Minister Louis Farrakhan, I was disappointed. For a campus that prides itself on openness and inclusivity I can’t think of a more divisive speaker. When Farrakhan spoke at a national convention just
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