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Meet Scott Shay: Creating Rational Arguments for Faith

Scott A. Shay is a leading businessman, thought leader and author of two widely read books. Scott co-founded Signature Bank in 2001; the bank has become one of the best banks in New York for private business owners. Scott’s second book, In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism, has been recognized as one of the […]

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Pre-Passover Blood Libels In New York Times And New York Post

This week, not one but two viciously anti-semitic articles were written in two major New York based news outlets. I heard about the New York Times article first, from Newsweek deputy opinion editor, Batya Ungar-Sargon. Her tweet summed up the article perfectly: Who needs the Daily Stormer when you’ve got the New York Times? An […]

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Do Jews Who Leave Observance Primarily Do So Out Of Lack Of Belief?

As traditional media will tell you again and again, religious Jews who leave observance primarily do so because they are shrewder and more clever than their co-religionists. The community is mostly made up of patsies who can’t see past the theological garbage they’ve been indoctrinated by. But those of exceptional intelligence are able to free […]

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God’s Presence is Closer Than You Thought

Note: This article was originally published in 2010. With four kids, ages seven and under, my husband and I have been exhausted for basically seven years straight. We’ve found that the best way to manage our sleep deprivation is by taking shifts and fortunately, the division of labor comes naturally in our house. When darkness […]

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From The Straits Of Corona, I Called Out To God

Hallel is a section of the Seder with lots of effusive language towards God. One section “min hametzar karasi kah” (from the straits I called out to God) is especially relevant in these challenging times. If you found this content meaningful and want to help further our mission through our Keter, Makom, and Tikun branches, […]

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