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Mark Oppenheimer
The New Haven Review

Mark Oppenheimer writes for The New York Times Magazine, Slate, The Boston Globe, The Forward, and many other publications. He is also author of two books, Knocking on Heaven’s Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture and Thirteen and a Day: The Bar and Bat Mitzvah Across America. Oppenheimer is a founding editor of The New Haven Review, an occasional commentator on NPR, and a contributor to NewHavenIndependent.org, where he hosts a podcast. In the school year 2008-2009, he is a lecturer in the English and Political Science departments of Yale University and a visiting professor of creative writing at Wellesley College. Oppenheimer also coordinates the Yale Journalism Initiative.

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