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Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
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Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice
Evolving Jewish culture—and doctors’ orders—dealt a blow to South Florida’s delicatessens. But they’re making a comeback.
Gender-typing is at work as early as daycare. A new book examines how this inequity plays out and undermines religious classrooms.
From Fiddler to Foer, shtetl portrayals are idealized. Jeffrey Shandler shows how they went from fact to fantasy.
Clarinetist David Krakauer unites iconic films, animation, and a swinging sextet in a rollicking multimedia project
Far from being religious ideologues, most settlers say they are apolitical and just want a house and some quiet
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Is putting other kids’ health at risk really a Jewish value?
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First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence
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American comedian bares all in Israel with a message of coexistence
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Randi Weingarten reflects on this week’s 70th anniversary commemoration
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Shakespeare’s prickly classic gets a timely update in new production
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Willkommen out of the closet!
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Albany assigns interim replacement, will hold an election in February
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The Jewish state seeks to bring the Bedouin in from the desert
Willkommen out of the closet!
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