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<em>Crikey</em> survey: which religions ban women from leadership?

Crikey survey: which religions ban women from leadership?

Cathy Alexander July 21, 2014 10 Comments

Some religions prohibit women from having formal power, while others are open-minded. You might be surprised where some religions fall on the spectrum ...

Gambling expenditure a winning bet

Crikey November 6, 2013 3 Comments

Crikey readers talk gambling, Ed Killesteyn, anti-Semitism and why in the world Australia needs submarines.

Palmer misses the point about the AEC

Crikey November 5, 2013 1 Comment

Crikey readers talk the AEC and the Western Australian Senate vote debacle. Plus Guy Rundle and a reader go head-to-head.

Murder is murder. No more or less.

Crikey March 22, 2012 1 Comment

Crikey readers have their say.

No peace in the City of David

Crikey May 28, 2010

The archaeological dig for the City of David in Jerusalem thrills the busloads of elderly Jewish American tourists. But the dig puts Palestinian homes at risk and adds more fuel to the Israel vs. Palestine fire.

Make a Yiddish grandmother chicken soup

Make a Yiddish grandmother chicken soup

Crikey April 1, 2010 7 Comments

While observant Jews are selling their beer for the week to mark Passover, why not celebrate your tenuous Jewish credentials (or make some new ones) with a nice pot of Yiddish grandmother chicken soup?

Why don’t Jews write fantasy novels?

Crikey March 5, 2010

In no other field of modern literature have Jews contributed so little than to the genre of fantasy, says Michael Weingrad. So why is there no Jewish Narnia?

Hockey: Why I’m a Christian even though I don’t agree with other Christians

Crikey November 10, 2009

MP Joe Hockey gives a damning view of literal interpretations of the Bible in Christianity in last night's speech to the Sydney Institute. We need to embrace the diversity of religions and not commit acts of war because of it, he says.

QUIZ: Are you a true Jew?

Crikey November 9, 2009

Gawker put together a silly quiz to test how 'jewy' you are, with bagels, Larry David and blintzes. But there's a serious side, with children of converted progressive Jews being discriminated against like Harry Potter Mudbloods.

J Street pushing a policy that leads to disappointment

J Street pushing a policy that leads to disappointment

Antony Loewenstein October 30, 2009 2 Comments

This week's J Street’s conference saw Zionists, students, pensioners, 1948 Jewish fighters, anti-Zionists and Nazi hunters congregate in Washington DC in an effort to widen the debate over the Middle East.