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Jennifer SeniorHey y'all. My dear friend Amy Weiss runs a charity called Undies for Everyone, and it's pretty outstanding, distributing new underwear to kids who can't afford to buy them. Her org is a finalist in the Reliant Gives program. At stake: 100K. Vote here
Last year, Micah Goodman had the strangest feeling. It was as if every person in Israel was reading his new book, Catch-67. He’s no egomaniac; if anything, he’s modest to a fault. But Israel is a small country and his book was the number one...
Jennifer SeniorHere's @MarkHorowitz doing one of the things he does best: Looking at Israel with fresh eyes. Read his profile of Micah Goodman, author of "Catch-67", which pretty much every Israeli has read (and few Americans know about)
Jennifer SeniorA dear friend had the shrewdest take on this piece by @MarkHorowitz: It shows that what most American Jews think they know about Israel is a generation out of date.
Societies that bar their critics aren’t protecting themselves. They are advertising their weakness.
Jennifer SeniorI often don't typically agree with @BretStephensNYT and @bariweiss. But I find their perspectives—and friendships at the office (they're my new colleagues)—invaluable. See this new column, which they jointly wrote
A landmark United Nations report paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that avoiding damage requires quickly transforming the world economy.
Jennifer SeniorGeological time is now moving more quickly than political time.
The ways we find to fix ourselves do not always look like fixing. Sometimes they fail, but they are never wrong. —Melissa Febos 1. I throw two-handed, fists stacked at the base of the axe handle. My right foot is at the line, my left just behind,...
The author, most recently, of ‘The Spy and the Traitor’ is moved by ‘discretion and modesty’ in literature: ‘As a very British sort of Briton, I have an affection for the stiff upper lip, the emotion unvoiced, the desire undeclared.’
Lisa Brennan-Jobs has written a memoir about her famous father. The details are damning, but she doesn’t want them to be.
Jennifer SeniorBeautiful, moving piece about Lisa Brennan-Jobs by @nelliebowles. Captures an all-too-real conundrum: It's a daughter's natural instinct to love a difficult father, because he's the only father she's got. But that doesn't mean he isn't impossible.