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Jul 26 2011

Why I Oppose Banning Burqas

And no, my reasoning has nothing to do with racism or any other ism! Belgian lawmakers recently passed a bill that, if approved in their senate, would make it illegal to wear burqas in public. This comes on the heels of France’s When justifying banning burqas or similar Islamic garments, people typically make two points–one, …

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Jun 22 2011

"Why Are You So Serious All the Time?"

[TMI Warning] If you’ve ever asked me that question, or wanted to, read this. And watch out, because I’m about to get very, very real here for a few minutes.

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Jan 14 2011

Why I Chose Humanistic Judaism

[This is cross-posted from the Interfaith at Northwestern blog, which I was asked to contribute a post for. :)] When I was a kid, I was absolutely convinced that God exists. I prayed all the time, in fact. Sometimes it was for the silly sorts of stuff that kids worry about; sometimes it was for …

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Nov 02 2009

"Don't Be Afraid to Give Up the Good for the Great"

[Sometimes I like to send myself emails using FutureMe. I get them a year later and instantly remember what it was like to be me a year ago.] Dear FutureMe, Yesterday it happened just like in the dream I kept having over the summer. I was motionless on the sideline, in front of a wall of …

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