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Hits Of the Week from Kveller: October 21-25

This week’s most popular posts, in case you missed them.



– “What is the Holocaust?” is a Hard Question for Too Many College Students. A bunch of college students were asked basic questions about the Holocaust, and their answers (or lack thereof) are both shocking and sad.

Mayim Bialik Takes On the Haters. Mayim responds to the critics who question her motives on Facebook self-promotion, Jewish pride, and supporting charities.

The Bar Mitzvah Diary: How I Prepared for My Son’s Big Day. Sharon Clark gives us a humorous glimpse into the planning, schvitzing, and schleping that goes into planning a bar mitzvah.

– I May Not Be Jewish But I Want to Sit Shiva. Ashley is the non-Jewish partner in an interfaith marriage. When both her and her husband’s grandmothers recently passed away, she realized that sitting shiva was a much more meaningful way to honor the passing of a loved one.


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Mayim BialikMayim Bialik is the grandchild of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the mother of two young boys. She is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC sitcom Blossom, as well as her current role as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.

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