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Karen Lehrman Bloch is editor of the forthcoming Rebels of Reason: Reclaiming Liberalism; author of The Lipstick Proviso: Women, Sex & Power in the Real World; and curator of the book and exhibition Passage to Israel. She is also a columnist for the Jewish Journal.

ARTICLES BY: Karen Lehrman Bloch


August 8, 2019 6:57 am
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How a Week of Gun Violence Could Bring Us Together

“He who saves even one life, it’s as if he’s saved the entire world.” So says the Talmud. In the wake of a weekend of massive...

July 23, 2019 5:30 am
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I Am a Liberal — Are You?

I am a liberal. And I’m here to take back the word from those who have hijacked it for their illiberal agendas. I am a liberal. Which means...

July 11, 2019 5:16 am
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A Jewish Open Letter to Antifa

Dear Antifa, I have to admit, it’s a clever ruse. Donning all black, claiming a lineage to anti-fascist groups in Germany and Italy, stating that...

July 4, 2019 5:03 am
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Healing of the Spirit: The Genius of Leonard Cohen

Up until two months ago, my relationship with Leonard Cohen was fairly one-dimensional. I was madly in love with “Hallelujah,” and liked Jeff Buckley’s cover...

June 24, 2019 5:13 am
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Where Is Jewish ‘Pride’?

Perhaps the most surprising part of the DC Dyke March, which sought to ban rainbow flags embossed with the Star of David, was how surprised...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Biden Says Saudi Announcement to Come Monday; White House Plays Down New St...

President Joe Biden on Saturday said his administration would make an announcement on Saudi Arabia on Monday, following a US...

Israel

‘By 2025, 55% Of Our Products Will Be Made of Recycled Plastic,’...

CTech - “We have given ourselves a short-term goal that by 2025 more than half of our raw materials will...

Middle East

In Iraq, Pope to Visit Mosul Churches Desecrated by Islamic State

In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the role Iraq's once flourishing Christian...

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