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Alongside the rise of xenophobic political parties and anti-Semitic incidents, there are signs of Jewish unity and revival
In a new book, Libby Garland unearths the smugglers, schemes, and pluck Jews relied on to reach the United States
‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour’ wrestles with faith, community, baseball, and what it means to refuse to fill your cavities
The klezmer punk rockers cover lots of ground on their rollicking new album, ‘Tanz.’ They want you to get crazy to all of it.
Jonathan Groubert discovers just how unreliable family histories can be when held up against archives and artifacts
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.
Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
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Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first-ever march on Washington, led by Frank Kameny
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Singer-songwriter’s family asks for prayers, says fellow musician and collaborator Naftali Kalfa
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53-year run is longest in history
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‘An American in Paris’ on Broadway awash with post-War realism
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New York Times report highlights the efforts of Palestinians to keep Jews from their faith’s holiest site
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Radio team tells stories of residents of Israel’s ubiquitous 48 Herzl St. address
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Even after their deaths, two Holocaust survivors of Bergen-Belsen continue to shape the life of their granddaughter
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Leading Orthodox rabbis, mental health experts to discuss issues of gender and sexuality facing the Jewish community
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Blatt, ‘King’ Seek NBA throne, face upstart Boston in first round
By Lee Smith — What he said, what they said, and what America is now saying to the world about exterminationist anti-SemitismBy Menachem Kaiser — The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.By Shaul Magid — In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art