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Jewish podcasts: “From Israelite to Jew” by Michael Satlow

November 26, 2012

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via examiner.com I enthusiastically recommend Brown University Judaic Studies professor Michael Satlow’s series of 23 half hour long free podcasts “From Israelite to Jew,” a secular academic college level history of the Second Temple period on iTunes.

Jewish books: Kin by Dror Burstein

November 20, 2012

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“Kinship is a central theme in Israeli writer Dror Burstein’s novel Kin, which is published today in Dalya Bilu’s English translation by Dalkey Archive Press. The book portrays the inner life of Yoel, a senior citizen, widower, and adoptive father who decides to find his adult son Emile’s biological parents and reunite him with them.” […]

Voting in NYC: find your post-Sandy polling place

November 5, 2012

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To summarize, verify the location of your polling place before heading out to vote. Vote Here sign fort-greene.thelocal.nytimes.com Tomorrow is election day. Most years most voters in the City of New York know where their polling place is located; the Board of Elections usually does a good job of notifying voters where to vote well […]