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There's a New World Superpower -- And 4 Other Things I Learned at Netroots Nation

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics
Ruairí McKiernan

I had barely touched down in California when it was time to take off again. This time, to Detroit, to attend Netroots Nation, billed as the United States' biggest annual gathering of progressive activists, organizers and online social justice innovators.

The Invisible Man: Parshat Tetzaveh

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Moses' name does not appear in this week's Torah portion. Why not? And how does he gain our admiration by disappearing?

Snakebit: Parshat Va'Eira

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 02.24.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

G-d sends Moses and Aaron to confront Pharoah again. Staffs turn into snakes during the showdown. But there is more going on than meets the eye.

President Obama and the Moses Generation

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

It is becoming increasingly clear that President Obama is unlikely to set foot in the Promised Land. If we ever get there, it will be on someone else's watch.

We Are Family: Parshat Pinchas

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Pinchas' act of zealotry in Numbers chapter 25 earns him the priesthood. But it also casts new light on a prior scene involving his tribe of Levi and the tribe of Shimon back in Genesis chapter 34.

Top SXSW Bands You Haven't Heard of Yet, But Soon Will

Mark R. Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark R. Collins

Much hype is being made about TV on the Radio playing a bunch of shows this week at SXSW. But that's not what SXSW is all about. It's discovering the next TVOTR before they're famous.

Aaron Tveit: A Next to Normal Star Explodes on Broadway (Video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Tveit's talent is nimble, full of life, and direct. Singing the show's stand out power-romp duet, Superboy, and the Invisble Girl with Jennifer Damiano, it's clear 'Tveit' will be a name everyone will soon know how to pronounce.