Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Judaism”

A Fast Not Chosen

Tonight begins the fast of Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of the month …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Christian Novels, Jewish Novels, Christian Jewish Novels – I Consider Nothing Bookish Alien To Me

What makes art “culturally” religious?

Posted January 27th, 2014

Religion Is Weird

Rod Dreher has a point, of course, that it’s appalling the degree …

Posted October 7th, 2013

Losing My Religion, And Missing It When It’s Gone

One of the other and somewhat unexpected stresses associated with shooting my …

Posted September 30th, 2013

Fighting Bigotry Without Political Correctness

Richard Dawkins doesn’t have a theory about the Islamic mind, he has self-flattering hunches—and so do his critics.

Posted August 13th, 2013

Mazel-Tov, Stratford. And Yasher Koach While We’re At It

Learning to love Fiddler on the Roof

Posted May 29th, 2013

Richwine, Biden and Me

I’ve declined to comment on the whole Richwine saga because, frankly, the …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

Under The Volcano

To balance out the topic of the last post, I thought I’d …

Posted May 14th, 2013

Against ‘Seriousness’

Is Islam a uniquely violent religion?

Posted April 24th, 2013

Pleasures And Pitfalls Of Writing Across Cultures

As part of research for a script I’m writing (well, at this …

Posted April 4th, 2013

The Mutable Meaning of Liturgical Conservatism

It’s not just conservative and Orthodox Jews who are moving toward more traditional worship.

Posted February 15th, 2013

Shame, Pride, and Hizzoner

How Ed Koch’s personality shaped New York

Posted February 6th, 2013

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

To my few and exceedingly patient readers: I’m sorry to have been …

Posted July 10th, 2012

What’s Conservative About Conservative Judaism?

I suppose I have to say something about this item, flagged by Rod …

Posted June 1st, 2012

Googa Mooga

Just in case you thought only Rod was allowed to post pictures …

Posted May 20th, 2012

Am I A Zionist? Is Anyone?

Today is Israel’s Independence Day. When I was a kid, attending a …

Posted April 26th, 2012