Tagged: Avi Shafran

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Trouble on J Street

The discussion which led to this post began, of all places, on Twitter. Shai Gluskin, a Reconstructionist Rabbi whom I’d met on a train four years ago, was monitoring the...

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Hypocrisies, Imagined and Real

I hope my wife and kids don’t find out that I consider it kosher to force 16-year-old girls to work 20 hours a day.

In fact, I was shocked at myself for having said such a thing – or, at least, I would have been had I actually said it.

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On Location

I spent most of this past week at the annual conference of the American Jewish Press Association, which convened this year in Washington, D.C. I always enjoy the yearly gathering...