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    Remarkable Grandparents and The Screaming Latke

    By Pat Sherman

    Review of three children's books: Papa Jethro, Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family Story and The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    The Last Chinese (Jewish) Chef

    By Tracy Hahn-Burkett

    Review of The Last Chinese Chef, about a half-Jewish, half-Chinese chef in China and the grieving food writer who comes to know him.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2007)

    By Nate Bloom

    Background on the Jewish songwriters of the 25 most popular Christmas songs.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    The Wrong Lessons

    By Alina Adams

    An essay on how children's movies that purportedly teach positive lessons about intercultural relationships actually reinforce the status quo.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Interfaith Celebrities: Jews on Ice, Christina's Baby and Meadow's Trip to Israel

    By Nate Bloom

    Nate Bloom's column on interfaith celebrities looks at Jewish players in the NHL, Christina Aguilera's new child and Jamie-Lynn Sigler's trip to Israel.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    147 Ways to Be Jewish

    By Jesse Tisch

    Review of I Am Jewish, a collection of essays (mostly) by famous people on what being Jewish means, inspired by Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl’s famous last words.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    If I Believed Now What I Believed Then

    By Scott Korb

    The Catholic co-author of The Faith Between Us writes about the way his concept of God has evolved.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    But What About God?

    By Peter Bebergal

    The co-author of The Faith Between Us discusses his conception of the divine.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Out With the New, In With the New

    By Micah Sachs

    Review of New American Judaism, Rabbi Arthur Blecher's manifesto criticizing the current model of Judaism--and arguing for a new one to take its place.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Guilty Consciousness

    By Ruth Andrew Ellenson

    The editor of The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt explains how her interfaith upbringing inspired her book.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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