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Rabbi Avi Olitzky is a senior rabbi of Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. He graduated from the Joint Program at Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2003 where he was awarded a BA in Sociology and a BA in Talmud and Rabbinics. Rabbi Olitzky went on to receive an MA in Midrash in October 2007 and his ordination from JTS as a rabbi in May 2008.

ARTICLES BY: Avi Olitzky

June 21, 2020 4:07 am

Why Annexation Is the Wrong Move

The Middle East is a hotbed region for contested debate. And yet, conversations about the Middle East often lack nuance -- and even the nuanced...

February 5, 2019 8:10 am

Indiana Jones, Nazis, and the Persistence of Antisemitism

The polar vortex that hit Minnesota last week led my children to a home marathon of 1980s film classics. I’ve been anxiously waiting for them...


Macron Emphasizes Content Moderation in Meeting with Musk

i24 News - French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he had a "clear and honest" discussion with Twitter owner Elon Musk during an unannounced face-to-face meeting in New Orleans. Macron...


Tel Aviv Mayor Warns Israel ‘Transforming into Theocracy’

i24 News - The mayor of Israel’s secular, liberal city Tel Aviv on Friday warned that the Jewish state was becoming a theocracy as its incoming government is set to...

Middle East

Qatari Minister: LGBTQ+ Can Visit, but West Can’t Change Ways

i24 News - Members of the LGBTQ+ community can visit Qatar and attend the World Cup, but the West cannot “dictate” Qatari’s beliefs, the Gulf state’s energy minister told German...

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