Author: Benjamin Schuman-Stoler

This Week's Links

15:48 17 July in Latest, Misc
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This week's links are blissfully non-political. Enjoy: — Angelina Jolie, who gave birth to twins in Paris on Saturday, has a Jewish obstetrician. Dr. Michel Sussmann was pleased the babies were born on a Shabbos: “The delivery was very emotional and exceptional as Ms. Jolie is...

Obama's Inner Circle

15:21 15 July in Latest, Politics

Yesterday's Washington Post featured a front-page article on Barack Obama's inner circles of advisors and friends. Although the article focused on the Chicago-based commonality in Obama's circles, we couldn't help but notice another fascinating attribute they all had in common: The innermost circle that the Post...

Moment Poll

19:37 14 July in Latest, Misc

Because our first poll question (Obama vs. McCain) has been so successful, we're happy to announce our next poll: Other than the Torah, what is your favorite (Jewish) book, and why? As with the other poll, please send your responses to And feel free to post...