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The Social Fabric of Our Clothing: Google Glass and the Kippah

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

As Google Glass and other wearable tech becomes more prevalent in society and people begin merging this latest clothing choice with their existing identity markers made of fabric, what other sorts of hybrids of understandings of self will be displayed?

Women at the Wall: Wrapped in Light Like a Garment

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

The only approach that is left is battle. Women of the Wall will continue to fight, not only for reclaiming the Kotel as public space, but also for all the other issues of religious pluralism in Israel that are so important.

Batman Kippa Vendor Sued

AP | Posted 09.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- DC Comics and Marvel are suing a Jerusalem vendor for selling Jewish skullcaps, or kippas, adorned with unauthorized images of crime-figh...

Matisyahu's Transformation Isn't Unique

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

If we learn anything from Matisyahu's very public religious transformation it should be that our identity isn't static. Our lives are journeys.

Wearing My Rainbow Yarmulka With Pride

Chaim Levin | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Chaim Levin

I wear my yarmulka because I am proud: I am Jewish and gay. I am equally proud of both identities and would not want see anyone discriminated against because of either.