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Making the Miracle
In the Land of Miracles, one man's miracle is no dream.
The Biker Girl
An icon of freedom on the day before Passover.
A religion made for take-out. A story for Chanukah.
Tearing the Toilet Paper
When miraculous meets mundane: Chanukah.
The Purim Rebbe: A Guide from the Perplexed
Help like this you don’t get every day!
Finding the Lost Ark
The original 'Raider,' working on faith, is deluding himself - and us
Against Family Values
In praise of the wild, sexy, unpredictable amusement park of reality.
Is Real Life Good Enough?
Nothing ever happens on my settlement.
The Road to Revolution – And Back Again
The Sixties, brought to you by smart Jewish kids from the 'burbs.
Life After Zionism?
Yes, Israel’s getting Americanized -- but don't step on my blue-and-white suede shoes.
The Holocaust in resident memory.
Grandma Knows Best
Neo-conservative ideologue Midge Decter must be right. After all, she says so.
Gen X Goes Bonkers
The furies of depression, in the feminine mode.
A Wounded Hero
Varian Fry mounted probably the most successful private rescue operation of World War II.
The Language Where Jews Lived
Yiddish is dying – but don’t plan the funeral just yet
This is the war that never ends.
Housebroken -- Sort Of
Post-modern, 30-something and single - it's no way to live.
Every Rat Has His Day
Marketing is in the saddle and rides mankind.
The Crushing Sadness of the Road Not Taken
The meaning of your experience may come years later.
A Disappearing Family Album
What Americanization costs a Jewish family.
A Real Groucho
He was funny but not nice.
Half a Loaf of Wisdom
Jacob the Baker's wise sayings come half-baked from the oven.
Gerald L.K. Smith Revisited
Liar, racist, demagogue – the voice of a generation.
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