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Entries by Angela Himsel from 09/2010

Come Home

| Posted 09.02.2010 | Religion

Call yourself what you want, go to the ends of the earth, but if you're a Jew -- a non-practicing Jew, an atheist Jew, a JuBu, a Jewish Christian, or any other form of Jew you can think of -- you can never leave.

Rabbinic Rulings and the Rectal Route: Yom Kippur's Curious Path to God

| Posted 09.13.2010 | New York

If a caffeine suppository offers you a path to God, I say hallelujah. The end justifies the means.

Excuse Me, Are You...?

| Posted 09.17.2010 | New York

As I'm exiting the subway station at Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, I pass a bearded Hassidic man and overhear him saying to a secular-looking young man, "Do you need help putting on teffilin?"