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Fun With Judaism (Not Just for Hippies)

By Daniel Treiman

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Jennifer Bleyer, the founding editor of Heeb magazine and one of the my favorite young writers on Jewish (and non-Jewish) topics, has written a great first-person piece for Nextbook on “The Jewish Catalog,” the counterculture-era Do-It-Yourself compendium that taught her parents’ generation that Judaism “could be fun.” And she thought it was pretty cool, too.

The full article here.

Jack Fri. Sep 21, 2007

Is there a formal procedure for assigning abbreviations for rabbinical names? Michael Strassfeld [at least] deserves one. I offer RaMSTeR, until someone thinks of a better one. The Jewish Catalogs *are* the Shulkhan Arukh for Post-Modern Orthodoxy!

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